The Guru Nanak Dev University would organise a one-day national seminar on 'Contribution of Balraj Sahni to the Punjabi Community" on February 12 at the Guru Nanak Bhawan auditorium of the university.
Nearly 15 scholars from various parts of the country would present their research papers on this occasion.
Dr Darya, director of the seminar, said that vice-chancellor Prof AS Brar would inaugurate this seminar while D. Jagbir Singh, former professor of Delhi University would preside over. Dr Jaswinder Singh, dean, academic affairs, Punjabi University, Patiala would be the chief guest.
D Sukhdev Singh Sirsa, chairman of Punjabi studies department at Panjab University, Chandigarh, would deliver the keynote address.
Dr Darya said that the contribution of Balraj Sahni, famous actor and writer, would be discussed at length during the seminar.