Kirpal Singh Narang
Born(1912-04-12)12 April 1912
AwardsPadma Bhushan

Kirpal Singh Narang was an Indian historian, educationist and the vice-chancellor of Punjabi University.[1] He was the second in line of the vice-chancellors of the university (1966–75) and the longest serving among them.[2] Born on 12 April 1912 in Amritsar in Punjab of the British India,[3] he published several books on the history of Punjab and Sikhs,[4][5][6][7] which included four volumes of Punjab history and a book on Islam.[8] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1975, for his contributions to education and literature.[9]

Selected bibliography

See also


  1. ^ "Sikh Historiography and Dr. Kirpal Singh". Editorial. Angel Fire. 2016. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Pbi varsity VC to get 3-year extension". The Tribune. 9 December 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  3. ^ "12-April-1912". Indian Age. 2016. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  4. ^ History of the Punjab: 1500 -1558, by K.S. Narang and M.R. Gupta, Rev & enl ed. publisher not identified.
  5. ^ Kirpal Singh Narang; Hari Ram Gupta (1967). History of the Punjab, 1526-1857. Uttar Chand Kapur.
  6. ^ Kirpal Singh Narang; Hari Ram Gupta (1969). History of the Punjab, 1500-1858. U.C. Kapur.
  7. ^ Kirpal Singh Narang (1953). History of the Punjab, 1526-1849. Uttar Chand Kapur. p. 496. ASIN B0007K4EVY.
  8. ^ Kirpal Singh Narang (1969). Islam. Punjabi University. p. 115. OCLC 930597970.
  9. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2016.