16 November 1934 |
|Occupation||Writer, poet, and novelist|
|Genre||Novel, short story, memoir|
|Notable awards||Sahitya Academy Award 1985
Shiromani Sahityakar Award
Baba Bali Award
|Spouse||Rajinder Singh (m. 1952)|
|Children||Arpana Caur, Kendi Caur|
Ajeet Cour (born 1934) is a Punjabi Indian writer. She has written novels and short stories in the Punjabi language on social-realist themes such as the experience of women in relationships and their position in society. She received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1985 and the civilian honour of Padma Shri in 2006.
Ajeet Cour was born in the family of S. Makhan Singh in 1934 in Lahore. She had her early education there. After the partition, her family came to Delhi, where she earned an M.A. (Economics).
- Khanabadosh (means "nomad" or "vagabond")
- Mehak di maut
- Dhup wala shahr
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