Born on 5th November, 1919 at Sadhuja, Distt. Nawabshah Sindh (now in Pakistan), Dr. Arjan Detaram Nathani known as Dr. Arjan Sikayal in field of Literature. He was a multifaceted personality - a doctor, a writer, a poet and a journalist. Interviews by Bineeta Nagpal,
His contribution in the field of Sindhi Literature has been great and valuable in the form of his novels, articles and poems. He has written about 30 books covering various subjects and branches of literature like poetry, novels, biographies, criticism, essasys, articles and texts on Ayurveda. Some of his works have been translated in Hindi and Gujarati.
Recipient of Uttam Sahit Award 2009.
He was honoured by receiving Gold Medal from Satkar Samiti of Sindhu Nagar. Many organizations, like Delhi Sindhi Academi, Rajasthan Sindhi Academi, Ram Panjwani Trust, Friends of Overseas Sindhis and Aseen Sindhi Dubai honoured Dr. Sikayal. He has also remained Special Executive Magistrate (S.E.M.). Recently, he has received Life Time Achievement Award (Year 2009) from National Council for Promotion of Sindhi Language (NCPSL), New Delhi.
He left for Heavenly Abode on 19/08/2012
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