Khushwant Singh: Wiki, Bio, Caste, Net Worth, Death, Wife & more (2023)

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Who was Khushwant Singh ?

The National Herald, Hindustan Times, and Yojana were all founded by Khushwant Singh. He was a politician, journalist, author, lawyer, and diplomat. In the year 1915, Khushwant Singh was born on 2 February 1915 in Hadali, Pakistan. He died on March 20, 2014. His 1956 historical novel “Train to Pakistan,” which was published, is what made him most famous.He was inspired to write Train to Pakistan in 1956 by his involvement in the 1947 Indian Partition.

Wikipedia Profile

Full NameKhushwant Singh
Known AsKhushwant
Date of Birth February 2, 1915
AgePassed Away on March 20, 2014
Birth PlaceHadali, Pakistan
ProfessionAuthor, Journalist, Politician
NationalityIndian
ReligionSikh
CasteKhatri (Speculated)
Current LocationPassed Away on March 20, 2014
Khushwant Singh Wikipedia

Caste

What was Khushwant Singh‘s Caste? He belonged from Khatri (Speculated).

Biography

What was Khushwant Singh’s age? Passed Away on March 20, 2014.

Educational Career

SchoolModern School, New Delhi
Alma MaterGovernment College, Lahore, King’s College London
Highest QualificationGraduate
Khushwant Singh Educational Career

Professional Career

As a practising attorney, Khushwant Singh began his career in 1939 in the Lahore office of Manzur Qadir and Ijaz Husain Batalvi. He started working for the Indian Foreign Service in 1947. He joined All India Radio in 1951. Singh served in the Rajya Sabha between 1980 and 1986. In 1974, the Padma Bhushan was given to him. Khushwant Singh received the Padma Vibhushan from the Indian government in 2007. In 1984,  Khushwant Singh, who had previously received the 1974 Padma Bhushan award, returned it in opposition to the Indian army’s Operation Blue Star. At the age of 99, Singh passed away at his Delhi home from natural causes on March 20, 2014.

Height & Weight

ParameterMeasure
Height5 feet 7 inches (approx)
Weight78 kg (approx)
Hair ColorWhite
Eye ColorBlack
Khushwant Singh Physical Appearance

What was Khushwant Singh’s height? He had an attractive physique and a lovely appearance and had a height of 5 feet 7 inches (approx) and a weight of 78 kg (approx).

Net Worth

What wasKhushwant Singh’s Net Worth? His net worth is 3 cr INR (approx) as of 2023.

Family, Marital Status, Wife

Marital StatusMarried
Wife Kawal Malik
Father / Mother Sobha Singh/Sardarni Vira Bai
Children2 Children
Khushwant Singh Family

Likes & Dislikes

Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite FoodPunjabi Cuisine
Favourite Place Canada
Favourite ColorWhite
Khushwant Singh Likes & Dislikes

FAQ

  • Why do people like Khushwant Singh?
    One of the best journalists and writers we’ve ever had, Khushwant Singh was also a courageous public intellectual.
  • Why did Khushwant Singh return his award?
    In 1984,  Khushwant Singh, who had previously received the 1974 Padma Bhushan award, returned it in opposition to the Indian army’s Operation Blue Star.
  • Where was Khushwant Singh born?
    Khushwant Singh was born on 2 February 1915 in Hadali, Pakistan.

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