Vishwa Nath Datta (born 1920s), is Professor Emeritus from Kurukshetra University, Haryana, India, a past president of the Indian History Congress, and author of several works on Indian history. In 1967, he published Amritsar: Past and Present, a history of the city of Amritsar. Two years later, on the 50th anniversary of the Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre, he released, Jallianwala Bagh, and later he authored a book relating to the 130-year history of the The Tribune, a publication founded in 1881 by Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia.
Datta was born in the 1920s, in Amritsar, India, to the businessman and Urdu-Persian poet Brahm Nath Datta. They lived near Jallianwalla Bagh.
- Jallianwala Bagh. Kurukshetra [Kurukshetra University Books and Stationery Shop for] Lyall Book Depot, 1969. OCLC 133038
- New light on the Punjab disturbances in 1919 : volumes VI and VII of Disorders Inquiry Committee evidence. Simla : Indian Institute of Advanced Study, 1975. With William Hunter Hunter, Lord; India. Committee on Disturbances in Bombay, Delhi, and the Punjab. OCLC 2644032
- Madan Lal Dhingra and the revolutionary movement. New Delhi: Vikas, 1978. ISBN 9780706906578. OCLC 5414058.
- History of Kurukshetra. Kurukshetra: Vishal, 1985. OCLC 13330154
- Sati : a historical, social and philosophical enquiry into the Hindu rite of widow burning. Riverdale, Md.: Riverdale Co., 1988. OCLC 18737264
- Maulana Azad. New Delhi: Manohar, 1990. ISBN 9788185054988. OCLC 21593610