JAMMU, Nov 7: Punjabi Lekhak Sabha (PLS), Jammu today released a Punjabi book titled ‘Sudhunati De Bhaag Jaagey’ written by late Pritam Singh Giani.
The book release ceremony was a part of the Bhog ceremony after the demise of Pritam Singh Giani organized at Gurdwara Baba Fateh Singh Gandhi Nagar, Jammu. The book was released by Mahant Manjit Singh of Dera Nangali Sahib.
Sant Sharanjeet Singh, Dr Arvinder Singh Amn, additional secretary, JKAACL, Devinder Singh Vishavnagrik, former president of PLS (J), Dr Monojit, president, PLS (J) and Brig Harcharan Singh, Director, JK Sainik Board, were present on the occasion.
‘Sudhunati De Bhaag Jaagey’ is the second book by late Pritam Singh Giani, released during this year. Recently, another Punjabi book titled ‘Khoon Bharey Pyaley’ a collection of poetry of Giani Jeevan Singh (on the tragic eventualities of 1947 partition of India and Pakistan), compiled and edited by Giani Pritam Singh was released at KL Saigal Hall, Cultural Academy, Jammu.
The book is based on the life and contribution of Mahant Mohar Singh (1878- 1919) who dedicated his services to Baba Pheru Singh in 1901 for the cause of spreading the message of Guru Gobind Singh for taking the message of Sikhism to the masses.
Born in 1925 in the village of Pidkot Palandari in Pooch, Pritam Singh Giani has already done publication of the works of now forgotten Punjabi poet late Inder Singh (1891- 1943) by tracing out his scripts in Shahmukhi, after compilation and editing has brought out two books titled ‘Kavi Sagar Da Ik Moti’ and ‘Inder Singh: Mudholvi Jeevan Te Rachna’.
He has the credit of publication of 23 books particularly the books on the life of saints and great religious personalities of J&K state as well as the books meant for spreading the teachings of Sikhism.