Born in Sarhali, Jalandhar district, Punjab in 1954, Malook Chand Kaler taught Punjabi and History for 31 years and also served as a school principal during his teaching career. After coming to Canada in 2009, he started reading and writing literature. He has also worked in radio for a while. In this interview, Kaler describes his life and career, and speaks passionately about his lifelong passion for reading books and the role books can play in creating a positive change within ourselves. He also emphasizes the need for a literature that is connected with common people. Mr. Kaler tells us how he has tried to express his life experiences and preserve the tradition and wisdom he has received from his ancestors through his writings. In total, he has written four novels. Currently, he is also writing articles about his life in Canada, for example about Surrey libraries and the Sky Train, for a newspaper in Jalandhar (Punjab, India).
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