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Kuldip Nayar Indian Journalist Biography

Kuldip Nayar

Name: Kuldip Nayar 

Parents: Gurbaksh Singh && Pooran Devi

Nationality: Indian

Born City:   Sialkot, Punjab, British India ( Now in Pakistan) 

Birth Day : 14 August,  1923

Religion: Islam

Profession : Journalist, author && columnist

Education:  B.A. (Hons.) from  Forman Christian College Lahore , LL.B. from the Law College Lahore ,Medill School of Journalism ( Medill Chicago )

Died on: August 23, 2018 ( Age 95 Years Old)

  • Beyond the lines   , Allied Publishers ( 1969 )
  • India – The Critical years   , Vikas Publications ( 1971)
  • Distant Neighbours – A tale of the subcontinent   ,Vikas Publishing House Pvt Ltd ( 1972 )
  • Suppression of judges  ,  Indian Book Co ( 1974)
  •  India After NehruVikas Publications ( 1975)
  • The Judgment:Inside story of the emergency in India  , Vikas Publishing House (1977 )
  • In Jail   ,Vikas Publishing House Pvt Ltd  ( 1978)
  • Report on Afghanistan,  Allied Publishers Ltd (1980 )
  • Tragedy of Punjab: Operation Bluestar & After   , South Asia Books ( 1985)
  • India House  ,Viking  ( 1992 )
  • The Martyr : Bhagat Singh Experiments in Revolution ,Har Anand Publications  (2000)
  • Wall at Wagah – India Pakistan Relations ,  Gyan Publishing House ( 2003)
  • Scoop! : Inside Stories from Partition to the Present ,HarperCollins  ( 2006)
  • Without Fear: The Life and Trial of Bhagat SinghHarperCollins India ( 2007 )
  • Tales of two cities  ,Lotus Roli  ( 2008)

Who is Kuldip Nayar?

Kuldip Nayar  was an  Indian journalist,  columnist, human right activist, author and ex-High commissioner of India to United kingdom noted for his long career as a left-wing political commentator.Kuldip   was initially an Urdu press reporter. Nayar was editor of the Delhi edition of the English newspaper The Statesman and was arrested towards the end of the Indian Emergency in 1975-1977.

Nayar  was appointed High Commissioner to Great Britain in 1990 and nominated to the upper house of Indian Parliament in August 1997. 

  • Wrote columns for  80 newspapers in 14 languages.
  • Nayar had been leading peace activists to light candles on the Independence days of Pakistan and India  at the Attari-Wagah border.

Awards:

  •  Astor Award for Press Freedom ,2003
  • Shaheed Niyogi Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement , 2007
( Last Updated: 23  Aug 2018 )

 

 

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