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Episode #180

Preserving Sikh Heritage: A Conversation with Roopinder Singh

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Join us for an insightful episode featuring Roopinder Singh, a distinguished journalist and author renowned for his expertise in Sikh history and culture. With a background in philosophy and extensive experience in journalism, Roopinder has authored several notable books, including biographies of prominent figures like Guru Nanak Dev and Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh.

He shares the journey of his transition from journalism to writing books, highlighting the organic evolution of his interest in Sikh history and culture. He delves into the challenges and motivations behind his writing process, drawing from personal anecdotes and experiences.

The conversation takes a poignant turn as we discuss his book on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, shedding light on the enduring trauma and quest for justice within the Sikh community. He shares compelling anecdotes from his biography of Marshal Arjan Singh, offering glimpses into the legendary figure’s personality and contributions.

Join us as we embark on a journey through Roopinder’s literary legacy and the rich tapestry of Sikh heritage.

00:00 – Introduction
02:40 – Journey into Sikh History and Culture
09:09 – From Journalism to Authorship: Navigating Transitions and Family Legacy
12:54 – Parental Guidance in Developing Writing Skills
16:22 – Unveiling Sikh Heritage: Journeys with Relics and Ethos
19:00 – Multifaceted Influence of Guru Gobind Singh
21:27 – Eternal Appeal of Guru Nanak: Insights from Twenty Years of Publication
25:00 – Legacy of 1984 Delhi Sikh Riots
29:24 – Insights and Anecdotes: Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh
35:54 – Launching the Tribune’s Internet Edition
42:05 – Insights on Writing and Historical Figures

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