Separation Without End: Translated Excerpts from Surjit Sarna’s Book, Vichode Ban Gaye Sadiyan by Navtej Singh Sarna

Spring 2021
Abstract
This paper provides excerpts from a new translation of noted Punjabi poet Surjit Sarna’s book,
Vichode Ban Gaye Sadiyan, written after the death of her husband, Mohinder Singh Sarna, also a
noted Punjabi writer. The excerpts are organized around important places from Surjit Sarna’s life
and her relationship with her husband, and not necessarily by chronology. They provide vignettes
into daily life from that time, the impacts of Partition, and Punjabi literary life. The excerpts are
preceded by a biographical introduction to Surjit Sarna’s life.

Keywords: Punjabi literature, Partition, Lahore, Delhi, Mohinder Singh Sarna.

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Navtej Singh Sarna
Former Ambassador of India to USA and Israel and High Commissioner to UK

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