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Name : Dr Barjinder Singh Hamdard Category : Journalists/Media
Profession : Journalist Country of Residence : INDIA
Current Address : , Daily Ajit , Nehru Garden Road , Jallandhar, INDIA
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Dr Barjinder Singh Hamdard and journalism of courage in Punjabi are synonymous. Infact he never compromises on ethics of journalism . His main aim in life is to promote Punjab , Punjabi and Punjabiat… Dr Barjinder Singh Hamdard served as editor of Monthly Magazine’ Drishti’ (Literary Journal ) from 1972 to 1978… Monthly Magazine ‘Ann Data’ (Amagazine for farmers) from 1974 to 1978… Monthly ‘Tasvir’ Since 1970… Monthly’ Apsara ‘from 1976 to 1978… He also Served As:— Managing Editor – Daily Ajit from Feb. 1968 to Aug .1974… Editor- Daily Punjabi Tribune, Chandigaarh from July 1978 to Aug.1984… Managing Editor : Daily Ajit, Jalandher ,the premier Punjabi Daily Having largest circulation among all the Punjabi News paper in the country, since July 1984… Managing Editor : Ajit Samacher, hindi Daily Since January 1996… ———————————————————————– M.P He was Member Parliament (Rajya Sabha ) from Punjab since March 1998 to December 2000.From where he resign, his resignation from such a prestigious position is also an example of courage … —————————————————————————— Dr Barjinder Singh Hamdard has been awarded so many times as under ‘Shiromani Patarkar ‘Award by Punjab Government in 1983-84… ‘Padma Shri ‘ by Government of India in 1990… Honoured in 1992 by S.G. P.C. Amritsar for excellent contribution to Journalism … D.Lite .(honorise causa ) conferred by Punjabi University Patiala in 2001… For the services in the field of Literture and Journalism… ——————————————————————————- He is author of : ‘Kujh Patre; (Novel in Punjabi)Translated and published in Gujrati language also and serialized in eight episodes by doordarshan Kendra Jalandhar, in 1991… ‘Chhote Chhote Diare’ (Book of Essays)… ‘Dhartian De Geet’ (Travelogue)… ‘Jot Jagdi Rahegi’ (Collection of selected Editorials)… ——————————————————————————– Foreign Visits:— Visited U.S.A. Under the arrangements of International Visitor Programme sponsored by the United States international Communication Agency (USICA) from Sept.12 to October 11,1982,as the Editor of Punjabi Tribune, Chandigarh… Visited Maldives With Foreign Minister Sh. Inder Kumar Gujral from January 12 to January 16,1990… Visited U.S.S.R. With the Prime Minister Sh.V.P. Singh in July 1990… Visited U.N.O. at New York as member of Indian Delegation in the month of October,1990.Also addressed the 45th Session of General Assembly… Visited Tanzania, U.S.A . and Rome with Prime Minister Sh.Inder Kumar Gural from September 18,1997 to September 26,1997… Visited England, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong ,Malaysia, Canada and Switzerland… Visited Mauritus ,South Africa & Dubai in july 1999… Visited Russia,U.S.A and U.K With the Prime Minister Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Nov.2001… ——————————————————————————- Address: Daily Ajit Bhavan , Nehru Garden Road, Jallandhar .144001(Pb) Tele No.455961-62-63(O)Fax: 455960,22059 ———————————————————————————————-*Lall