Dalip Kaur Tiwana

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Dalip Kaur Tiwana (4 May 1935 – 31 January 2020) was an Indian novelist and short-story writer. She wrote about contemporary Punjabi literature. She won awards, both regional and national, and was a widely translated author.[1]

In 1963, she joined the Punjabi University, Patiala as a Lecturer and then went on to become Professor[2] and Head of the Department of Punjabi, and Dean, Faculty of Languages. She was also a UGC National Lecturer for a year.

In 2004, she was awarded the Padma Shri Award in 2004.[3]

Tiwana died on 31 January 2020 of lung disease in Punjab, India at the age of 84.[4]

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  1. "Dr. Dalip Kaur Tiwana". Ludhianadistrict.com. Archived from the original on 6 January 2009. Retrieved 31 March 2009.
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  3. "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  4. Noted Punjabi novelist Dalip Kaur Tiwana passes away