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Punjabi Awakening

 

'Chitta Te Kala' is a novel about Punjabi immigrants living in England.

 

Book: Black and White (Novel)

 

Author: Roop Dhillon

 

Pages : 390 Price : 650/

 

Publisher: Avis Publication, Delhi.

 

Roop Dhillon is a Punjabi writer based in England. He learned Punjabi regularly and then started reading and writing. read a lot 'Chitta Te Kala' is a large-scale work of his, the basis of which is the social life of the Punjabi immigrants living in England from the beginning till now. How do the Punjabi people who have gone from here adapt themselves there? What has to be done and what is done, everything is recorded in this novel. The novel has a different structure. There are three parts - across the sea, lion's claw and transfiguration. It has named three books. After that, the story of Samaddar Par comes before 1 to 10, then there are the first five parts of Sher and Tsui, then there are fifteen chapters of the third book. Then from the fifth part of the second book to the tenth part and at the end of the first book Samandar Par the chapters are from ten to 16. The special thing is that all Hindse Gurmukhi have appeared in print for the first time after a long time. The first book, Time Dar Par, contains the religious, political, social and economic details of the Punjabis during their rule from 1860 onwards. Racism has distinctions and discriminations. There are changing circumstances. The second part is the state and direction of the human characters through symbols through wild animals. Lions are wild animals and the phenomenon of the world and the wild state has been depicted symbolically. The last section contains the situation so far. Along with England, Punjab runs. The generation gap, the decline of racism, but also the wealth-poverty and the differences from our western culture are included. Britain is organized and lively. It is long but relevant and readable as it is about migrant life.

 

- Teja Singh Tilak

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On 9/15/2022 at 4:29 AM, GurjantGnostic said:

Punjabi Awakening

 

'Chitta Te Kala' is a novel about Punjabi immigrants living in England.

 

Book: Black and White (Novel)

 

Author: Roop Dhillon

 

Pages : 390 Price : 650/

 

Publisher: Avis Publication, Delhi.

 

Roop Dhillon is a Punjabi writer based in England. He learned Punjabi regularly and then started reading and writing. read a lot 'Chitta Te Kala' is a large-scale work of his, the basis of which is the social life of the Punjabi immigrants living in England from the beginning till now. How do the Punjabi people who have gone from here adapt themselves there? What has to be done and what is done, everything is recorded in this novel. The novel has a different structure. There are three parts - across the sea, lion's claw and transfiguration. It has named three books. After that, the story of Samaddar Par comes before 1 to 10, then there are the first five parts of Sher and Tsui, then there are fifteen chapters of the third book. Then from the fifth part of the second book to the tenth part and at the end of the first book Samandar Par the chapters are from ten to 16. The special thing is that all Hindse Gurmukhi have appeared in print for the first time after a long time. The first book, Time Dar Par, contains the religious, political, social and economic details of the Punjabis during their rule from 1860 onwards. Racism has distinctions and discriminations. There are changing circumstances. The second part is the state and direction of the human characters through symbols through wild animals. Lions are wild animals and the phenomenon of the world and the wild state has been depicted symbolically. The last section contains the situation so far. Along with England, Punjab runs. The generation gap, the decline of racism, but also the wealth-poverty and the differences from our western culture are included. Britain is organized and lively. It is long but relevant and readable as it is about migrant life.

 

- Teja Singh Tilak

this is google translate I think and is full of inaccuracies. eg Sher de tasoohe is not Lion's Claw but the Tears of a Tiger

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