Biography : Sajan Gianchandani
Famous Sindhi Poet - Writer - Educationist - Social Worker
Sajan Gianchandani one of most popular Sindhi personality not just from the twin city Adipur Gandhidham but also from the entire Gujarat state is also a respected and renowned personality of Sindhi literature. Very few people knows that his birth name is Chhato Thadhomal Gianchandani as he has contributed to Sindhi literature through his poetry, Drama, Story and essay writing and translation [from Gujarati to Sindhi] to such a great extant that every body knows him as Sajan Gianchandani, Sajan is his pen name.
Sajan Gianchandani was born on 20 June 1946 at Tharu Shhah Sindh and his family has been forced to shift India because of partition of the country. Sajan Gianchandani holds degree of M.Com. and besides the B.Ed. has also passed Kovid and S.T.C. exams. He has worked as teacher and Principal for long 41 years at Dr. Choithram Gidwani High School and Cambridge English School. He was founder Principle of Cambridge English School and still associated with trust of school. He is also Deputy Head of Sindhu Vidyapeth Society. One of his most significant achievement in the field of education that since 1991 he is conducting Sindhi Learning Class fro the B.S.F. personals.
Sajan Gianchandani is living history as he had spent a good time with personalities like Tirth Babani and others and worked with them for the preservation and growth of Sindhi language in India. Sajan Gianchandani is also active social worker he is associated with many social and literary institutions of the city. During time after the earth quake at Kutchh He has worked with other social workers like Dada Kanyalal Kewalramani by establishing a separate institution "Sindhi Samaj Kutchh" to help the victims of earth quake. He has been honored by Gujarat Sindhi Sahitya Academy by five Awards.
There is long list of various social, literary and educational institutions to which Sajan Gianchandani is associated. Here we are listing only few important ones.
Sindhi Kutchhi Television
Sindhi Sahitya Kala Sangam
Kutchh Cultural and Fine Art Association
Ajanta Sahitya Sangam
Books – Sajan Gianchandani
Sajan Gianchandani is still active with his literary contribution to Sindhi literature, his few books are under various stages of publishing. Till date he has credit of 16 books which are listed here in order of recent to past.
2016 - Mike Jo Mohu
2015 - Pankhidiyun Pyar Jun
2014 - Amrit Pan
2012 - Kayo Putu Parayo
2011 - Bhali Aaya Mahiman
2010 - Geet Gazal
2009 - Pinghe Jo Prsad
2008 - Maak Phuda Ain Pankhidiyun
2007 - B Char Bol
2006 - Sik Ji Surahi
2005 - Shrdhanjali
2003 - Pahinja Nahin Parava
2001 - Tej Mein Tez
1999 - Dil Ja Tukada
1998 - Sindhi Thi Sujag
1997- Sajan Tuhinja Soor
Awards – Sajan Gianchandani
During his long illustrated literary, educational and social life Sajan Gianchandani has been felicitated and awarded many awards, here we giving list of some of significant awards of Sajan Gianchandani :
In all five literary awards from Gujarat Sindhi Sahitya Academy
Award from NCPSL Delhi
A Medol of Merit for rendering service through Scout by Governor of Gujarat.
Life Time Achievement Award by Lions Club Gandhidham.
Shreshth Manav - Silver Memento by Sindhi Youth Circle Gandhidham.