Current Research Topics
Common Folk tales of Panjab
In this topic, the researcher will search all the common Folk Tales of Panjab. The period of this research will be from 1400 to 2020 i.e. 600 years. This research will club all the tales that were famous in this era.
Nutrition of the Average citizens from Mughals to Post Partition
The research paper will focus on the nutrition of the average citizen of Panjab since Mughal times compared with of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's time and then English and post Colonial times focusing on the children especially. The other focus will be how the governments of different times dealt with the famine which took place in Mughal, Sikh Raj, English and Post Colonial times with a brief relationship to the farmers and how the crop output was increased to deal with the growing demands of the population.
History of Museums of Panjab
The Research will focus on the museums on both sides of Panjab which are currently active and each gallery or special room will be described. For example in lyallpur museum they have Sandal bar Chenab gallery, Chandigarh museum have special gallery from Buddhist times etc. So the research paper will describe different resources and also what is available online to the larger audience in the world.
Farid Shakarganj: The first Panjabi Poet
The north Indian and Punjabi Literature, His Uniqueness is that he and his family came from Iran and he adopted the local language, he connected with the people with spiritual works which is now in the Guru Granth Sahib, studying him is now very important, being the fountain head of Punjabi literature and the spiritual mysticism.
Co-existence of various languages in Panjab
In this research paper we will compare and discuss the evolution of the different languages, scripts and dialects which have been used in Punjab over a last two and half thousand years, because at some point they were speaking even Greek years, the Buddhist were writing their Pali and the Punjabi script has now been discovered came from Bakistan.
So to research all these differences of scripts, languages and the merging of the Arabic and Persian to the local Brij Bhasa which might have been produced Punjabi, will also be analyzed in this research paper.
Role of the radio in 1947 during partition of India
Radio played a crucial role in connecting families who got displaced and lost. The radio was the only means to quickly try to connect families who were finding their loved ones like father finding children, mother finding others, and all were connected as much as possible by the radio and especially by “All India Radio”.
History of horses and horses riding in Panjab
This paper will explore the equestrian History of you sub horses in daily life , in war fare and by official to collect taxes over the last two – three thousand years. The different breeds of horses and horse fair will be discussed and famous battles where horses were used also the horses were used by the great Guru for human rights’ fights. Also horses in miniature painting hoses will also be researched upon furthermore during partition the impact on life stop focusing on hoses and the laws will also be first time in History researched and documented.
Farmer protest in Panjab since the Mughal times
This research paper will document all the protest and rebellion of the farmers in this North India specially Punjab against the draconian laws of every Government starting with Mughal, The English and the current government and final research paper will compare all the Andolans and what were achieved and lost in each one of them till date.
History, legacy and evolution of drama in Panjab
This research will focus on how the folk drama of the villages and research all the famous epics which were dramatized starting with before Ramayan, then Ramayan and all the Ramleela in the villages.
Archeological research project (15th century to 17th century)
The paper will focus on all the great monuments built in different times under different kings and emperors starting with Mughal up to Maharaja Ranjit Singh and furthermore under the English time and evolution of different kinds of Architecture with influence from England, middle East and natives.
The influence of Persian & Sufi poetry on the poets of Panjab
The spiritual tradition of India and Bhakti movement has been influenced very much by the poetry from Iran, from Hafiz, from Rumi so that Iranian Sufi tradition has influenced the bhakti movement of India and that Influenced Kabir’s poetry and Kabir is in the Kurbani, we will research the influence from the 12th Century in the Guru Granth Sahib and till date.
The role of Royal ladies who contributed to society building in Panjab
This is focus on ladies and all he powerful ladies in the Mughal time who helped change the lives of the ordinary travellers and the citizens for the better by constructing many Sarai on the road and other roads, example- Noor Mahal and others.
The role of Panjabis from Pakistan Punjab who contributed to Bollywood
This will track all people who ancestors and themselves were born on that side of the border who came to India specially Mumbai and set up the Bollywood Industry in such extent.
The role of women writers in shaping the culture and literature of Panjab
This will track all the female writers in the last few hundred years who have written any literature, poetry regarding Punjabi culture and later partition, example- Amrita Pritam and others. This paper will document poetry, drama and literature and just presented feminine perspective.