Prithipal Singh Kapur, well known historian and educationist, has been the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and Director, Punjab State University Text Book Board. He also served as Editorin-Chief of the Encyclopaedia of Sikhism at Punjabi University, Patiala. He wrote/ edited more than a dozen books on Sikh history including jassa Singh Ramgarhia (Pbi.), Punjab da Virsa (Pbi.), Master Tara Singh : Itihasak Pakh Ton (Pbi.), Tbe Divine Master : Life & Teachings of Guru Nanak (edited).