Teja Singh

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Teja Singh
Born Tej Ram
(1894-06-02)2 June 1894
Adiala village, Rawalpindi district, British Punjab
Died 10 January 1958(1958-01-10) (aged 63)
Occupation Writer, scholar
Language Punjabi
Education Master's degree in English literature
Genre Essays, Critical
Literary movement Singh Sabha Movement

Teja Singh (Punjabi: ਤੇਜਾ ਸਿੰਘ) was a Sikh scholar, teacher, author and translator.[1]

Early life[edit]

Teja Singh was born as Tej Ram in a Hindu family and at the early age he converted to Sikhism. His father was Bhalkar Singh and his mother's name was Sarusti.[1][2] He was an active member of the Singh Sabha movement.[3]


Books in English[edit]

  • Growth of Responsibility in Sikhism (1919)[4]
  • The Asa-di-Var (1926)
  • Highroads of Sikh History, in three volumes (1935), published by Orient Longman
  • Sikhism: Its Ideals and Institutions, published by Orient Longman
  • Punjabi-English Dictionary, revised and edited for Lahore University
  • English-Punjabi Dictionary, Vol.1 (Punjabi University Solan).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Professor Teja Singh". www.sikh-history.com. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Principal Teja Singh". www.roopinder.com. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Google books
  4. ^ http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Professor_Teja_Singh

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