Dalip Kaur Tiwana Wiki,Biography Details| Returns Padam Shri Award, But Why?: Dalip Kaur Tiwana is a popular writer, novelist and short-story writer of contemporary Punjabi literature, and has won awards, both regional and national, and is a widely translated author, and also won Padam Shri Award, but she announced on Tuesday that she will return her Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the country. She retired as Professor of Punjabi, and Dean, Faculty of Languages, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Dalip Kaur Tiwana was born on May 4, 1935 in village Rabbon, Ludhiana, Punjab and completed her education from Patiala, where her uncle, Sardar Sahib Tara Singh Sidhu was Inspector General of Prisons. She had a distinguished academic career and got first class first in M.A., and was the first woman in the region to get the Ph.D. degree from the Punjab University, Chandigarh.
She is married to sociologist and Poet Prof Bhupinder Singh and has a son Simranjeet, who is working for Ph.D in electronics. Dr Tiwana lives with her family on the campus of Punjabi University Patiala, where she is life fellow and writer-in-residence.
Name: Dalip Kaur Tiwana
Occupation: Author, Writer
Born: May 4, 1935
From: Village Rabbon in the Ludhiana, Punjab
Husband: Prof Bhupinder Singh
Son: Simranjeet Singh
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