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Ajmer Singh Aulakh (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਅਜਮੇਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਔਲਖ, 19 August 1942 – 15 June 2017) was a renowned Punjabi playwright from Mansa district, Punjab.[1]He was born in 1942 at Kishangarh Village Pharwahi, Mansa district, Punjab, India.

Ajmer Singh Aulakh
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Ajmer Singh Aulakh
Born (1942-08-19)19 August 1942
Village Kumbherwal,Disst. Sangrur , Indian Punjab
Died 15 June 2017(2017-06-15) (aged 74)
Mansa, Punjab, India
Nationality Indian
Genre drama
Spouse Manjit Aulakh

Contents

Books and playsEdit

Aulakh published his first collection of one-act plays, Arbad narbad dhundukara i.e. 'Eons and Nebulae' in 1978.

collections of one-act playsEdit

  • Arbad narbad dhundukara (Eons and Nebulae)
  • Begane bohar di chhan (Shade of the Alien Oak)
  • Anhe nishanchi (Blind Shooters)
  • Gani [2]

playsEdit

  • Ik Ramayan hor (One More Ramayana)*Niuṃ-jaṛa
  • Satt begaane
  • Kehar Singh di maut (Kehar Singh's Death)
  • Ishaka bājha namāza dā hajja nāhī [3]
  • Bhajian bahin (Broken Arms)
  • Ikka sī dariā
  • Jhanāṃ de pāṇī
  • Aise jana wirale sam̆sāre

AwardsEdit

He won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2006 for his book Ishaka bājha namāza dā hajja nāhī (Plays).[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eminent Punjabi writer Ajmer Singh Aulakh passes away". tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 2017-06-19. 
  2. ^ "Gānī". worldcat.org. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ishaka bājha namāza dā hajja nāhī". worldcat.org. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Sahitya Akademi Award in 2006 for his book Ishaka bājha namāza dā hajja nāhī". sahitya-akademi.gov.in. Retrieved 8 July 2016.