Dr Bhim Inder Singh discussed various facets of genre of story writing in Punjabi language
Traced its origin and journey to contemporary times
Lyallpur Khalsa College Jalandhar continued its rich vein of activities despite the nationwide lockdown being observed by the educational institutes amid the Covid-19 crisis. The latest event in the series of online events came in the shape of a one-day National level webinar organised by the Postgraduate Department of Punjabi on the genre based theme of `Contemporary Punjabi Story’.
Dr. Bhim Inder Singh Professor and Head, Department of Punjabi Studies, Punjabi University Patiala was the chief orator on this occasion.
College Principal Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra formally welcomed Dr Bhim Inder Singh and all the participants along with Dr. Gopal Singh Buttar, Head PG Department of Punjabi and Dr. Surinderpal Mand, Convener of the webinar.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra appreciated the virtues of such online events in the ever changing scenario of today whilst urging the assembled audience to make full use of such events from the safety of their respective homes.
In his speech, Dr Bhim Inder Singh discussed the various facets of the genre of story writing in Punjabi language tracing its origin and the journey to the contemporary times. He also informed the audience of the various evolutions and adaptations seen by the genre of story writing in Punjabi language. His lecture was followed by a very knowledgeable question answer session where in the audience put forth their queries on the theme of the webinar.
Relevant questions concerning the theme of story writing genre were asked by Principal Dr Samra along with teachers, research scholars and students in attendance.
Vote of thanks on this occasion was delivered by Dr Gopal Singh Buttar, Head, PG Department of Punjabi while the stage was managed by Dr Surinderpal Mand, Convenor of the program which saw the active participation of over 90 delegates from various parts of the region along with faculty members and students of the college.(May 26)