Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Dr Trilochan Singh on Sirdar Kapur Singh - 3

Amongst like-minded people, Kapur Singh was always gentle and polite; amongst the learned he was always humble and eager to openly share his views; amongst friends he was always bubbling with humour and jocular outbursts, but among Akali politicians and pseudo-intellectuals he reacted as an intolerant and angry man. When I asked him the reason, he said once, “I cannot tolerate intellectual fools and political scoundrels. They pretend to know everything but know nothing about anything of importance. I have no patience with them.” Thus his impatience and intolerance became proverbial in many circles.

— "Kapur Singh as a friend" by Dr Trilochan Singh

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