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Jagjit Singh Anand was born on 28 December, 1921 in Tarn Taran, Punjab, India, is a journalist. Discover Jagjit Singh Anand's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 94 years old?
|Age||94 years old|
|Born||28 December 1921|
|Birthplace||Tarn Taran, Punjab, India|
|Date of death||(2015-06-19) Jalandhar, Punjab, India|
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Jagjit Singh Anand Height, Weight & Measurements
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Who Is Jagjit Singh Anand's Wife?
His wife is Urmilla Anand ( 15.10.1928- 14.03.2013)
|Wife||Urmilla Anand ( 15.10.1928- 14.03.2013)|
|Children||Sukirat Anand, Suangna Anand|
Jagjit Singh Anand Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Jagjit Singh Anand worth at the age of 94 years old? Jagjit Singh Anand’s income source is mostly from being a successful journalist. He is from India. We have estimated Jagjit Singh Anand's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Source of Income||journalist|
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In 1974, he was elected to the Upper House of Indian Parliament, Rajya Sabha, to represent the state of Punjab. He also served as a President of Northern Railways Workers' Union and the North India University Employees' Federation. He was also the Working President of All India University and College Employees' Federation.
He remained the Chief Editor of Daily Nawan Zamana from 1963 until his death in June 2015.
Jagjit Singh Anand strode the twin political and literary careers throughout his life. A journalist by profession he was a prolific writer and translator and has more than 30 publications to his credit. He was the founder and executive member of Kendriya Punjabi Lekhak Sabha since its establishment in 1956. He was honored with the Soviet Land Nehru Award for the best translator in 1965 and the Journalist of the Year Award by the government of Punjab in 1971.
Jagjit Singh Anand (28 December 1921 – 19 June 2015) was an Indian communist activist, journalist, author, and freedom fighter. He was the editor of Nawan Zamana for more than half a century. He is known for his plain speaking on the opportunism of the Akalis,, the Congress, and the terrorists during the Punjab Crisis in the last two decades of the twentieth century. Anand countered death threats defiantly: "I will not be cowed down by death threats and attempts on my life by the extremists and I will uphold the freedom of the press at all costs."
Born in 1921 at Taran Taaran to Mehtab Singh and Tejwant Kaur, he was initially educated in the local Guru Arjan Dev Khalsa High School where his father was the headmaster. Later he joined Forman Christian College, Lahore, where he cut his political teeth and was the General Secretary of Lahore Students' Union from 1938 to 1941. During these years he joined the Communist Party of India and rose to its highest ranks in the post independence years . Here he also came in contact with Navtej Singh, then a young son of established Punjabi writer Gurbakhsh Singh Preet Lari, and later an important Punjabi short story writer on his own. Together they translated Wanda Vasiliuska's novel 'Rainbow' into Punjabi, whose Punjabi version known as 'Satrangi Peengh' has never been out of print for almost 70 years now and is considered a landmark translation. Their friendship also led to Jagjit Singh Anand marrying Navtej Singh's younger sister Urmilla, a writer in her own right, in 1951.