Important Books for Punjabi Literature Optional for UPSC IAS Mains

Strategy and study material for Punjabi Literature optional:

  • Read a good Punjabi language newspaper.
  • Books for 1st, 2nd and 3rd parts of section A:
  1. Punjabi Bhasha Da Janam Te Vikas – Dr. Prem Prakash Singh
  2. Sidhantak Bhasha Vigyan – Dr. Prem Prakash Singh
  3. Punjabi Bhasha Da Viakaran: Part 1, 2 and 3 – Joginder Singh Pouar, Baldev Singh Cheema, Sukhwinder Singh Sanga and Ved Agnihotri
  4. Panchayak Bhasha Vigyaan – Ved Agnihotri
  • Books for folk literature:
  1. Punjab di lok dhara – Sohinder Singh Bedi
  • Books for lyrics section:
  1. Aadhunik Prageet Shilap – Dr. Thakar Dutt Joshi
  • Books for essay section:
  1. Principal Teja Singh Di Rachna – Bikram Singh Ghuman
  2. Teja Singh Di Vartak Kala – Diwan Singh, Bikram Singh Ghuman
  3. Professor Puran Singh Di Gad Shelli – Dr. Gurdev Singh
  • Books for questions from Gurbaksh Singh:
  1. Punjabi Nibandh (Saroop, Sidant te vikas) – Balbir Singh Duggal.
  • Books on literary criticism:
  1. Punjabi Aalochana (Sidhant Te Vihar) – Harbhajan Singh Bhatia
  • Read the basic text book of Nanak Singh, Gurbaksh singh, Balraj Sahni and Gargi for Paper II.
  • Sheikh Farid – steek of Sheikh Farid Shalokas by Bhai Sahib Singh
  • Guru Nanak – steek of Jap ji Sahib, Asa di var and Barahmah by Bhai Sahib Singh
  • Bulleh Shah Kafian – Bulleh Shah Kalaam edited by Dr. Gurdev Singh

Kafian Bulleh Shah by T. R. Shingaari

  • Waris Heer – Heer Waris by Jeet Singh Sheetal
  • Shah Muhammad – Jangnama Singh ate Firangian – War Shah Muhammad edited by Dr. Pritam Saini
  • Nanak Singh – Sahit Samachar: Nanak Singh Ank
  • Balraj Sahni – Jeewan te rachna by Amrit Lal Pal
  • Balwant Gargi – Sultan Razia- Ik Mulakan by Dr. Pritam Saini
  • Madh Kaal Di Chonvi Kavita – Pritam Singh
  • Sur Sanvedna – Dr. Satinder Singh
  • Punjabi Bhasha diyan navintam parvirtiyaan te samasyavaan – Dr. Prem Prakash Singh
  • Khoj Patrika: Aadunik Kav Ank
  • Punjabi Sahit Da Itihaas – Dharampal Singal

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Profrssor Balbir Singh’s0 work on Panjabi DRAMA and short stories
    PHUL PHIR PEILEN NEY
    MAA
    PAAP TIS BHITAR KAMPEY
    AAJ TE KAAL
    MERE CHOANVEY IKANGI
    MERE 15 CHONVEY IKANGI
    HAI KURSI
    ARVIND
    Pingal wara
    Mein Tiyaar Haan
    Guru Teg Bahadhar ji Jiwani te Bani (Gurbani And meanings)
    Bhagat RaviDass Jiwani te Bani (witheanngs)
    Arround his 140 books published

  2. This is one of the famous writters who is not available in Google.
    Won award frm Panjab Sahiteya Samkhsha Board
    Won a Panjab Bhasha Vibhags’ awards in Magazine Competitions in Panjabi Duniya and Jan Sahitya magzines
    His articles , DRAMAS ONE ACT PLAYS ETC were published from Time to time by Panjabi
    Languages Department under the agies of Panjab Government Department of Culture.

    Born on 30 Augest 1915
    Died on 25 Sept 1982 in Jalandhar

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