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Dalip Kaur Tiwana (4 May 1935 – 31 January 2020) was an Indian novelist and short-story writer. She wrote about contemporary Punjabi literature. She won awards, both regional and national, and was a widely translated author.

In 1963, she joined the Punjabi University, Patiala as a Lecturer and then went on to become Professor and Head of the Department of Punjabi, and Dean, Faculty of Languages. She was also a UGC National Lecturer for a year.

In 2004, she was awarded the Padma Shri Award in 2004.

Tiwana died on 31 January 2020 of lung disease in Punjab, India at the age of 84.

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