Hari Singh Dilbar

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Hari Singh Dilbar
ਹਰੀ ਸਿੰਘ ਦਿਲਬਰ
Hari Singh Dilbar, Punjabi language comedy poet.JPG
Hari Singh Dilbar, at 19th Nabha Kavita Utsav (13-12-2015)
Born Hari Singh
ਹਰੀ ਸਿੰਘ
1929 (age 87–88)
Layallpur, British Punjab (India)
Pen name Hari Singh Dilbar
Occupation Writer, Poet
Language Punjabi
Nationality Indian
Period 1943–present
Genre Poetry, Punjabi culture

Hari Singh Dilbar (Punjabi: ਹਰੀ ਸਿੰਘ ਦਿਲਬਰ) is a well-known Punjabi writer and poet of East Punjab.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Dilbar was born as Hari Singh in 1929 to father S. (Sardar) Mota Singh in Layallpur (now Faisalabad), British Punjab.[1] His father was a freedom fighter. After partition they moved to Jalandhar and then shifted to Sirsa (now in Haryana state) where Dilbar worked in a sweetshop for many year. Dilbar did his schooling up to fifth standard and started writing poetry in 1943.[1] He is known for his funny poetry. Till now, he has published many books on various subjects.[3][4]

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  1. ^ a b c Sushil Manav (24 August 2009). "Reciting poems since 1943". The Tribune. Chandigarh: www.tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 29 February 2012. Sirsa, August 24
    Hari Singh Dilbar, an octogenarian Punjabi poet from Sirsa, is a well-known figure amongst the literary circles. Born in 1929 in Lyallpur (Pakistan), Dilbar has been writing and reciting poems since 1943. Dilbar has..
  2. ^ Rubinder Gill (19 November 2005). "Kavi darbar stirs up emotions". The Tribune. Chandigarh: www.tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 29 February 2012. Patiaka November 19
    Among those present were Surjit Pattar, Hari Singh Dilbar, Salim Tahir, Sultana Munnawar, Abbas Mirza, Kamal Mushtaq, Darshan Buttar, Sukhwinder Amrit, Gurbhajan Gill, Nasreen Anjum Bhatti and others. Hari Singh Dilbar's couplets won the hearts of the audience.
  3. ^ "Dilbar De Chauke Chhakke: Author: Hari Singh Dilbar, ISBN 81-7883-540-1, ISBN 978-81-7883-540-2 – A1WebStores". Buy book online. www.a1webstores.com. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.lahorepublishers.com