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Bhagwant Singh (1926 - ) an eminent punjabi poet, was born in 1926. His poetry stems from the inhibited experiences of a frustrated middle class, and the axis which makes him conscious of the hollowness and hypocrisy revolving round it. He does not use the traditional regular metres but his…
Bhagwan Singh (1850 - 1902) born in the village of Marajh, now in district Bhatinda in 1850,has given the story of Heer a popular rural colour characteristic of the Malwa or the southern region of Punjab. It is written in the classical Kabit form in the Hindu tradition. Sohni Mahival…
BALBIR SINGH (1894-1974) Dr. Balbir Singh is an eminent thinker and expositor of Sikh literature. He is a man of much learning, both of eastern and western philosophy, besides a teacher of botany. His essays are available in collections like Charan Hari Visthar (Detailed account of Charan Singh) about his…
BULA, BHAI, figures in Bhai Gurdas`s roster of prominent Sikhs of the time of Guru Ram Das, Varan, XI. 17. Bhai Gurdas describes him as Bula the Dealer in Truth. See DHARAM DAS, BHAl
BULA, BHAI, mentioned by Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 15, as one of the devoted Sikhs of the time of Guru Arigad. See DlPA, BHAI
BULAKA SINGH, an eighteenth century Sikh musician who recited the holy hymns. He lived in the village of Ghurani. in Ludhiana district. He was once humiliated by the local anathematized group who were the followers of Baba Ram Rai. To avenge the insult, hero and warrior Banda Singh Bahadur sacked…
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