About the author


National Institute of Panjab Studies, Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan, New Delhi, earlier served as Director, Guru Nanak Foundation; Member, National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions, Government of India; Professor of Eminence, Punjabi University, Patiala and Visiting Professor of Sikhism, Centre for Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, United States.

In 1974 Dr. Singh was awarded Fellowship by the Indian Council of Historical R search to carry on his research work on the Akali Movement in the United Kingdom, which later earned him his Doctorate. Author of several standard works on Sikh history and religion, most of which were launched in the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Dr. Singh sits on the Advisory Boards of several national and international organisations.