Manveen Sandhu (1962–2009) was an Indian writer, educationist, culture promoter and a peace activist. She married Dr. Shivinder Singh Sandhu and was blessed with two children - Kirat and Sahil. Kirat is married to a pilot named Samar Cheema. She was the creator and director of Punarjyot, an NGO that works for the preservation and promotion of the heritage of Punjab, and also founded Saanjh: Amritsar-Lahore festival to promote cultural interaction and better understanding between the cities of Amritsar & Lahore

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  • Manveen Sandhu (1962–2009) was an Indian writer, educationist, culture promoter and a peace activist. She married Dr. Shivinder Singh Sandhu and was blessed with two children - Kirat and Sahil. Kirat is married to a pilot named Samar Cheema. She was the creator and director of Punarjyot, an NGO that works for the preservation and promotion of the heritage of Punjab, and also founded Saanjh: Amritsar-Lahore festival to promote cultural interaction and better understanding between the cities of Amritsar & Lahore Sandhu was posthumously awarded the Kalpana Chawla award for promotion of art, culture and education. She produced several plays in an effort to revive the composite culture of Punjab, which had suffered a setback after the partition of India. She had also encouraged Pakistan-based artists and was instrumental in organising several joint cultural shows under the aegis of Saanjh and Punarjyot. (en)
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