Thursday, March 20, 2014


Khushwant Singh, renowned author and journalist, dies at 99

Khushwant Singh
khushvant singh

Born in Hadali, now in Pakistan, he had, among others, served as the editor of The Illustrated Weekly of India, where his column, "With malice towards one and all", flagged with the bulb symbol with his caricature inside, made him an iconic figure. He was also editor of The Hindustan Times and National Herald.
'He hated hypocrisy and fundamentalism'
Known for his colourful writings, sharp sense of humour and love for the good life, his writings weren't just limited to novels and short stories, Khushwant Singh oeuvre ranged from political commentary to contemporary satire.

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