Thursday, 5 March 2020

Veteran Journalist Kamaljit Banwait Releases His Book "Bebe, tu bhuldi ni"

By 121 News

Chandigarh 05th March:- Veteran journalist Kamaljit Singh Banwait released his latest book, "Bebe, tu bhuldi ni" at the Punjab Kala Bhawan, sector 16, Chandigarh, here today. A collection of short stories in Punjabi, the book was released by Punjab cabinet minister Brahm Mohindra. Director, Language department, Punjab, Karambit Kaur was the special guest at the event.

Other personalities present at the event were IAS officer SR Ladhar, Vice chairman of Punjab School Education Board, Baldev Sachdeva and Principal Tarsem Bahiya.Brahm Mohindra congratulated Banwait for serving his mother tongue. He added that while other Punjabi authors have to pay the publisher for getting their books published, K S Banwait is being given royalties for his, which is awe-inspiring.

The current book explores the human psyche in terms of personal and professional relationships on the one hand and reveals the dark side of politics and bureaucracy on the other. The title of the book is inspired by the author's mother. Kamaljit Singh Banwait said that things his mother said are very apt even today and he has written about the same in context of present time.

K S Banwait has a journalistic career spanning four decades and has worked as a reporter and editor in various Punjabi media houses. He was awarded the Shiromani Patarkar Puraskar in 2011 and has written eight books till date.

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