Vir Singh (author)

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For the poet, scholar and theologian, see Bhai Vir Singh.

Vir Singh (डॉ वीर सिंह) is an author and honorary Director of Maharaja Surajmal Centre for Research and Publication, run by Surajmal Memorial Education Society, New Delhi.[1]

Association with Surajmal Memorial Education Society[edit]

He joined Maharaja Surajmal Centre for Research and Publication after superannuation from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi in year 2000. He has been actively engaged in the administrative, educational and research activities of the Surajmal Memorial Education Society under the guidance of Ram Niwas Mirdha since 1976 as Joint Secretary of Executive Committee and Secretary Academic Committee since 1985 till date.

Publication[edit]

“Kamayani Ki Katha: Gaveshnatmak Anusheelan”, is his research work which was published in 1976. While explaining different aspects of history, geography, sociology, psychology, philosophy and allegory of this ancient narrative of deluge and development of mankind thereafter by Manu and Shradha, he learnt inter-disciplinary approach which he utilized while establishing the aforesaid Research Centre. This ancient narrative belongs to North West region of India- Gandhar, Sind, Punjab, Catchment areas of ancient Saraswati River in Haryana and western Rajasthan, which has been the cradle of Vedic Culture. It is also interesting that the early settlements of Jats are found in the same region.

Updation of prominent works[edit]

Singh has used his intensive study of the primary source on the Jats to update three prominent works on Jat History:

  1. ”Hindustan Mein Jat satta” Wendel’s Memoirs on Jats, 2001
  2. History of the Jats, Prof K R Qanungo, 2003
  3. The Jats: Their Role in the Mughal Empire, G C Dwivedi, 2003

His edited works[edit]

  1. Smarika (Souvenir of the Society) based on Jat History, 1990
  2. Ganga Sagar, verses of the Jat Sant Gangadas, 1998
  3. Reminiscences of a Revolutionary- Raja Mahendra Pratap, 1999
  4. Jat aur Mughal Samrajya, G C Dwivedi, 2002
  5. Maharaja Jawahar Singh aur unke uttaradhikari, Upendra Nath Sharma, 2003
  6. The Jats - Their Role and Contribution to the Socio-Economic Life and Polity of North and North West India. Vol I, 2004
  7. My Life story- Raja Mahendra Pratap, 2004
  8. The Life and Times of Raja Mahendra Pratap, 2005
  9. The Jats: Their Role and Contribution to the Socio-Economic Life and Polity of North and North West India. Vol II, 2006[2]
  10. Jaton Ka Itihas (Sanshodhit) : Prof K R Qanungo, 2006
  11. The Jats : Their Role and Contribution to the Socio-economic Life & Polity of North and North-West India. Vol. III, 2007[3]
  12. People's Role in 1857 Uprising: Delhi and Neighbouring Region, 2009
  13. The Life and Ideas of Shaheed Bhagat Singh: A Lession for Today, 2010

Organized series of National seminars[edit]

  1. The Life and History of Jats, 1995
  2. The Life and times of Raja Mahendra Pratap, 1998
  3. History and Life of the Jat Community: Trends and Prospects, 2001
  4. The Jats: Their Role and Contribution to the Socio-Economic Life and Polity of North and North West India, 2004
  5. The Jats: Their Role and Contribution to the Socio-Economic Life and Polity of North and North West India, 2005
  6. The Jats: Their Role and Contribution to the Socio-Economic Life and Polity of North and North West India, 2006
  7. Martyre of 1857-Baba ShahMal, 2007
  8. people"s role in 1857uprising in delhi and neighbouring region,2007
  9. The Life and Ideas of Shaheed Bhagat Singh - lesson for today, 2007
  10. The Life and Times of Maharaja Surajmal,2007
  11. Martyre of 1857-Raja Nahar Singh, 2008

References[edit]