Gurbhajan Gill honoured with Balraj Sahni Memorial Award
| Sunday | 8th December, 2019
Tribune News ServiceLudhiana, December 7Eminent Punjabi poet and former president of the Punjabi Sahit Akademi, Professor Gurbhajan Singh Gill was honoured with Balraj Sahni Memorial Award by Our Space Cinema organisation during the 5th Ludhiana Short Film Festival, that began at Ishmeet Singh Music Institute, here today.
Gurbhajan Singh Gill has not only contributed towards literature, but is also working for promoting sports culture in different parts of the state.
Gill has remained the President of Punjabi Sahit Akademi, Ludhiana, for four years (2010-14) and has 16 poetry books to his credit.
Besides, he is actively associated with Professor Mohan Singh Memorial Foundation, Kila Raipur Sports Surjit Sports Association Batala (Gurdaspur), besides several others.
In the year 2016, he was awarded fellowship by Punjabi University Patiala and by Punjabi Sahit Akademi in 2018.