Dr SS Josh
  • July 1947 - Arrival in Kenya after witnessing first hand the bloody partition of India Pakistan
    (Dr Josh lived & worked in Lahore when partition occurred and was lucky to survive the bloodshed)
  • April 1967 – Founding father and 1st former chairperson of “Punjabi Kavi Sabha, Nairobi”.
  • December 1985 - Golden Disc for the lyrics of “Nach Kuriye & Kehar di Jawani” by Diamond Disc Company (England) as sung by Channi Singh of Alaap Group of UK (Right)
  • November 1987 - 2nd Golden Disc for the lyrics of “Nach Mundeya & “Pyar de Pujari” by Mulitone Records Ltd (England) as sung by Channi Singh of Alaap Group UK Mr Josh wrote a total of 16 songs for Alaap Group between the period 1985 to 1993,.
  • January 1988 - Platinum Disc for the lyrics of “Pi ke tu ayan” in the album “Wah Ni Jawaniye” as sung by Gurdas Mann by Supercassettes Industries (P)
  • November 2004 - “Contemporary Elite for remarkable achievement in the field of Poetic Literature” & recorded in the “Contemporary Who’s Who of Professionals, ‘04 Edition” the American Biographical Institute, USA.
  • June 1994 – “Cultural Doctorate in Poetic Literature” The humble & uneducated Josh became a honorary Dr Josh! World University Roundtable, Arizona, USA
  • February 2008 – “Gold Medal” by virtue of extreme contributions & commitment to Poetic Literature. Presented by
    Governing Board of Editors of the
    American Biographical Institute, USA.
  • May 2007 – “Genius Laureate of Kenya” for distinguished progression & mastery in the field of Poetic Literature as recorded in
    “500 Greatest Geniuses of the 21st Century.”
    American Biographical Institute, USA.
  • April 3rd 2012 – Passed Away Peacefully at his Parklands (Nairobi) Residence aged 87. He was the husband of Nirmal Kaur, father of Pinder (USA), Shinda, Rano (UK), Late Jindi & Poli.
    Grandfather & Great – Grandfather