March 23, 2023

Dr Jodh Singh’s passing away has created a void in Sikh literary circles, Punjab CM mentioned. (File)


Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh condoled the passing away of the Sikhism scholar Dr Jodh Singh.

Dr Jodh Singh handed away at his residence in Patiala on Sunday after a short sickness, his household mentioned. He was 70.

He is survived by his spouse, a son and daughter-in-law.

In his message, Captain Amarinder described Dr Jodh Singh as an “institution” whose immense contribution because the editor-in-chief of the “Encyclopedia of Sikhism” and translation of the Guru Granth Sahib in Hindi will probably be remembered.

In his dying, a void has been created within the Sikh literary circles, which is tough to fill, the CM mentioned in an announcement.

Expressing his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved household, kin and mates, the chief minister prayed to God to offer them braveness to bear the loss.

Dr Jodh Singh was born at Sangatpur (Kalanaur) in Gurdaspur district and had labored as professor of Sikhism and the editor-in-chief of the “Encyclopedia of Sikhism”, Punjabi University, Patiala.

His publications included the “Religious Philosophy of Guru Nanak” and “A few Sikh Doctrines Reconsidered”.

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