Mr. Khushwant Singh: Noted writer & journalist passed away
About Mr. Khushwant Singh
- Born: February 2, 1915 in Hadali, British India (current Sargodha District, Pakistan)
- Founder editor of Yojana from 1951-1953.
- Member of the Rajya Sabha (1980 to 1986).
- Award(s): Rockfeller Grant, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Sahitya academy fellowship award, etc.
- Books: Train to Pakistan, I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale, Delhi, A History of the Sikhs, etc.
- Also wrote autobiography, “Truth, Love and a Little Malice” that was published by Penguin Books in 2002.
- Editor of several literary and news magazines, viz. The Illustrated Weekly of India, The Hindustan Times and The National Herald, etc.