Novel on maladies affecting rural Punjab launched

Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, April 22

“The Most cancers Practice”, a novel by author Nachhatar, was launched on the Punjab Kala Bhavan in Sector 16 right here at the moment.

The 168-page novel is in regards to the prepare by which sufferers from Punjab journey from Bathinda to Bikaner to get therapy at most cancers hospitals.

The e book launch was attended by Narendra Kumar, chairman, Har-Anand Publications, and panellists Dr Japal Singh and Dr Praveen Sheron. Punjab Sahit Academy president Dr Sarabjit Kaur Sohal proposed the vote of thanks. Dr Rawail Singh moderated the programme.

“The Most cancers Practice” touches the maladies affecting rural Punjab and plainly the answer to those disaster is past the facility of the current dispensation, mentioned the novelist.

It highlights an acute ecological disaster in Punjab on account of extreme use of pesticides which have contaminated the soil, water and air.

A retired banker from Barnala, Nachhatar, is now settled in Delhi.

He has revealed six collections of quick tales and an equal variety of novels.

His novel “Sluggish Down” received the Sahitya Akademi Award that was primarily based on the worldwide monetary catastrophe of 2008 and its fallout in India.

The novel, initially written in Punjabi, has been translated into English by Parvesh Sharma.

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