Surjit Paatar

(14 January 1945 - / Patarh Kalan, Jalandhar district, British Punjab / India)

Surjit Paatar
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Surjit Patar is a Punjabi language writer and poet of East Punjab (India). He debuted in 1960s.


Dr Surjit Patar is a renowned Punjabi poet. He obtained a Masters degree from Punjabi University, Patiala and then a Ph.D in Literature on "Transformation of Folklore in Guru Nanak Vani" from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. He then joined the academic profession and retired as Professor of Punjabi from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. He started writing poetry in mid-sixties. Among his works of poetry are "Hawa Vich Likhe Harf" (Words written in the Air), "Birkh Arz Kare" (Thus Spake the Tree), "Hanere Vich Sulagdi ... more »

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  • Rookie Jagpreet Sidhu (9/29/2013 10:52:00 AM)

    Punjabi kavita da aadhunik jug da badshah

  • Rookie Kiran Deep Chahal (9/9/2013 7:20:00 AM)

    A poet of common man....his verses have a mesmerizing appeal

  • Rookie Sandip Prince (6/28/2013 4:06:00 AM)

    he is just awsm...........! !

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