Journalist Khushwant SinghLegendary writer Khushwant Singh died on Thursday. He had taken his last breath at his home very peacefully. He was the famous Indian writer and known for his rogue and inconsequential writing. He always wrote about intense secularism.

His daughter Mala Singh said, “He was fine and passed away peacefully at home on Thursday.” His funeral took place at Lodhi Crematorium on Thursday. He was 99 years old when he last breathed.

He lived in Sujan Singh Park. Padma Vibhushan awarded Khushwant Singh was born on 2nd February 1915 at Hadali which is now in Pakistan. He wrote his autobiography “Truth, Love and a Little Malice” which was published by Penguin Books. He also founded “Yojana magazine” and was a Parliament Member from 1980-1986.

For protesting the Golden Temple, Amritsar, he denied from receiving the Padma Bhushan in year 1974 and got the honorable Padma Vibhushan in 2007.

Padma Bhushan is third highest civilian award of India which is given for the good cause for nation by President of India.

Padma Vibhushan is second hioghest civilion award which is presented by President of India, for best service in any field.

His political comments, vicious humour and his secularism made him always in controversy. He wrote many books, short stories, and had translated Sikh religious texts and Urdu Poetry. He was also editor of “New Delhi” and “The Illustrated Weekly of India”