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Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender

A Brief Introduction about Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender .

The Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender is efficiently working on the study and analysis of  Parvasi  literature, under the aegis of Post Graduate Department of Punjabi of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana. It was the great endeavour of Dr S.P. Singh, Honorary General Secretary, Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council (former Vice Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar) to establish this kind of study centre in the campus. The study centre has many a national and international conferences and seminars to its credit, along with interactive sessions with Parvasi  Punjabi writers and book releasing ceremony. It has released two books on critical review ever since it came into existence and three books related to Parvasi Punjabi Literature are in pipeline. In college, there’s a reference library of Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender which has 1200 books related to this stream. The Govt of Punjab has provided financial support keeping in view the financial condition of the study centre.

MOU signed with Punjab Bhawan, Surry 

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the study centre and Punjab Bhawan, Surry, on September 07, 2017, to promote Punjabi language, literature, culture and Parvasi Punjabi Literature in particular. The objectives and motive of these two institutions are :

  1. To organise seminars, discussions, and interactive sessions between intellectual research scholars, thinkers and literary figures and readers.
  2. To study and analyse the research work related to Parvasi Punjabi Literature along with focus on the new challenges encountered by Punjabi language and literature in present scenario.
  3. To nourish and popularise Parvasi Punjabi Literature on the lands of India and Canada.

The college had organised a two-day international conference on January 16-17, 2018, as per the above mentioned conditions, in which more than fifty Parvasi Punjabi writers participated and around hundred research papers were presented. In this conference, S. Navjot Singh Sidhu, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Shri Bharat Bhushan Ashu (Cabinet Minister, Govt of Punjab), Padmashree Dr. Dalip Kaur Tiwana and many other renowned literary and political figures invested their precious time and valuable words.

About the Coordinator of the Study Centre

Name: Dr.  Tajinder Kaur Beri

Area of Specialisation:  Parvasi Punjabi Literature

Publications-

Books: 1. Parvasi Punjabi Sahit: Vibhin Pasar

  1. Darshan Gill Kaav: Mool Sarokar

Research Papers :    20

Research Papers presented in National and International Seminars - 10

 

Literary activities, organised by  Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender:

  1. Book release of Harkirat  Kaur Chehal’s (Canada) novel ‘Tere Baajon’on March 08, 2017
  2. National Seminar on Parvasi Punjabi Literature: changing perspectives held on April 09, 2017
  3. An interactive session with Shri Sukhi Bath, founder Punjab Bhawan, Surry, Canada, on May 30, 2017
  4. Signing of MOU with Punjab Bhawan, Surry on September 07, 2017
  5. Two books released of Gurmeet Singh Sandhu (England) titled ‘Maleyaan de Ber’ and ‘Zeenat’ on November 24, 2017
  6. Two day International Conference on Parvasi Punjabi Literature, on January 16-17, 2018
  7. Pritam Singh Basi memory award event, on February 17, 2018

 

Future plans of the Study Centre:

  1. To establish a Digital Library
  2. Construct a new building
  3. To organise Seminars/Conferences
  4. To organise interactive sessions with Parvasi Punjabi writers
  5. To establish an Art Gallery of Parvasi Punjabi writers

 

Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender has been and will be committed to promote, support and nourish Parvasi Punjabi Literature with the help, support and motivation of S. Gursharan Singh Narula, President, Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council,  Dr. S.P. Singh, Honorary General Secretary (former Vice Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar)  Principal Dr. Arvinder Singh and last but not the least, the faculty members of Punjabi department.

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