Chandigarh, January 17, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
The Punjab higher education and languages Minister Tript Bajwa has condoled the death of noted Historian Prof. Surjit Hans (89).
Sharing his heartfelt sympathies with the family members of Prof. Hans, Mr. Bajwa prayed to the Almighty to grant enternal peace to the departed soul and give strength to the bereaved family to bear this huge loss.
Notably, Prof. Surjit Hans was a well known Punjabi writer and historian, who passed away this early morning. Author of more than 70 books Prof. Hans was a Punjab Sahit Academy and Chandigarh Sahit Academy awardee.
Besides, he was also honoured by the Punjab Government and many prestigious educational institutes and other literary organisations across the world. His one of the major works include complete translation of Shakespeare in Punjabi, including poetry for which he was appreciated worldwide and honored in London.