Know Khushwant Singh, a prolific writer who left a mark on readers

New Delhi: Khushwant Singh, one of the most renowned names of the literary world, passed away on 20th March, 2014 at the age of 99. The author died quietly at home at his leafy Sujan
know khushwant singh a prolific writer who left a...
India TV News Desk August 09, 2014 7:45 IST
New Delhi: Khushwant Singh, one of the most renowned names of the literary world, passed away on 20th March, 2014 at the age of 99.

The author died quietly at home at his leafy Sujan Singh Park apartment, a landmark for old-timers of the capital, in whose construction his grandfather, Sir Sujan Singh, had a big hand.

He elevated English writing in India with uninhibited wit and humour and was equally facile with his pen on serious issues like partition in the classic ‘Train to Pakistan'.

He ruled the literary pages with his satirical take on contemporary issues but attracted controversy over what his critics called his obsession with writing on sex.  

 
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