About Bhagwant Rasulpuri
Bhagwant Rasulpuri is a Major Name among the new generation of Dalit writers
Bhagwant Rasulpuri have been active in Punjabi Literature since 1990. He being a major figure among the new generation of Punjabi writers, is especially interested in the field of Punjabi Story. His first collection of stories Chanan di Leek (Punjabi) was published in 1992. His second collection of short stories Main, Shaitan te Indumani (Punjabi) was published in 1997 and its second edition was published in 2013. His third collection of stories Teeja Netar (Punjabi) was published by Chetna Prakashan, Ludhina in 2005. The fourth collection Maran Rutt (Punjabi) was published by Chetna Prakashan, Ludhiana in 2010. And fifth collection Kuvelai Turya Pandhi (Punjabi) was published by Parvaz Prakashan, Jalandhar in 2013. Besides these, two books for children- Raje de Insaff (2014) and Sanjhe Wahde de Bute (2014) were brought out by Deepak Publishers, Jalandhar. A children's book Hardeep Ate Ohdi Vehiman Maan (2011) (Original Punjabi) and Hardeep Aur Uski Andhvishwasi Ma (Hindi) (2011) was brought out by National Book Trust India (An autonomous organization under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Governmnet of India, New Delhi). Three books translated by him have been published by the National Book Trust of India - Inqlabi Yatra: A Biography of Sita Devi and Principal Chhabil Das (2007), Shekhar Joshi: Pratinidhi Kahnian (2013), Bhutu (2009) and "Main Bhangi Haan" (Punjabi), "a sweeper" (translated) was published in 2006.
He started publishing a monthly magazine in 1999 "SUR SANJH" registered with the Registrar of Newspapers, India. he was its Publisher, Printer and Editor. Then he started a quarterly magazine "Kahani Dhara" duly registered with the Registrar of Newspapers, India, in April - June 2006. The Publisher, Printer and Editor of this magazine. This year in April, the magazine has completed nine years of its publication.
In addition to the above, he had been continuously giving his programmes in the Government Department, All India Radio. He had been reading his research papers and stories in the seminars of the National Book Trust,(India) Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi and Punjabi University, Patiala and attending Translation Workshops. Being a famous story writer and scholar of Punjabi, the journalists of regional language and English papers have been publishing his views and reviews. As a sample, his Research Paper was published in the English magazine Journal of Literature and Aesthetic, in its Januay-December 2009 edition.