About the Author: Dr Mehta Vasishtha Dev Mohan

Dr Mehta Vasishtha Dev Mohan was an Indian scholar of the Pāli & Sanskrit languages. He was a dedicated scholar and an academician.  He was born  on 28 Sep 1917 in Village Jafarwal District Shekhupura.  & grew up in a middle-class hindu family. His father Mehta Gokul Chand Mohan, was a Senior officer and had served various kingdoms of  British India. He served Mandi & Sukait Kingdoms as Revenue Minister. During 1926 to 1927, there was a rebellion in a neighboring State namely “Sukait”. The British Government appointed him as Chief Administrator to  restore law & order.He was also considered for the post of Chief Executive of jammu & kashmir but he could not join due obvious reasons. He served   Bharatpur & kingdom also as a Senior  Officer. His mother Smt Durga Devi Mohan was a daughter of renowned Arya Samaj Missionary Mahashya Karmachand dutt of  Jaffarwal Duttan, now in Pakistan.

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About the Author:  Dr Lajja Devi Mohan

Dr Lajja Devi Mohan wife of Dr Mehta Vasishtha Dev mohan,  was born  on 17 Sep 1931 in Chuk No 468, Tehsil Samundri District layalpur ( Now in Pakistan)   & grew up in a middle-class Sikh family.  She was born and brought up “on nationalist fervour” as a daughter of veteran freedom fighter Giani Balwant Singh Dutt a Social Reformer.  She, therefore spent her childhood under the care of her Grand mother ( Maternal) Mrs Prem Devi Bali & Mama Raizada Mulkhraj Bali at Jammu, Who used to narrate her stories regarding sacrifices of Guru Teg Bahadur, Bhai Mati dass & Bhai Sati Dass, Sahibjades of Guru Gobind Singh, Bhagwan Ram Krishan & Hanuman & these stories left a deep impression & sense of proud in her mind.

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