Prithipal Singh Kapur, a 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 Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia 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.), The Divine Master: Life & Teachings of Guru Nanak (edited).