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Munshi Premchand Biography

Born on 31st July, 1880, Munshi Premchand was one of the best current Hindi and Urdu artists, authors that India has ever delivered. In a limited ability to focus fifty six years, he is credited to have composed countless ballads, plays, short stories and books that are still recalled and increased in value by the Indian crowd.


Munshi Premchand was Born in Varanasi. He was named was Dhanpat Rai given by his folks. He lost his folks at an exceptionally youthful age.

He was just fifteen years of age when his dad passed on and he was the sole bread worker of his family. From that point he was compelled to surrender his examinations and take up work as a Hindi instructor in an elementary school. From here he proceeded to turn into the Deputy monitor of Schools.

Mahatma Gandhi assumed a significant job behind his composition. At the point when Gandhiji gave the call for Non-Cooperation, Munshi Premchand surrendered his activity and began composing on an undeniable premise.

It was then that he begun composing for a Urdu magazine called “Zamana” which had its quality in Kanpur.

He proceeded to be perceived as a prominent essayist when he composed a gathering of Urdu short stories called Soz-e-Vatan.


Munshi Premchand was perhaps the best author of the twentieth century. The Indian freedom development to a great extent affected his compositions. Through his compositions, he encouraged all Indians to battle the British Raj. Subsequently, duplicates of “Soz-e-Watan”, his accumulation of short stories were singed by a British official. Around then, he was composing under the nom de plume of “Nawabraj”. After this episode, he received the pseudo name of Munshi Premchand.

Premchand has composed in excess of 300 stories and books. A portion of his well known books are:

  • Godaan
  • Shatranj Ke Khiladi
  • Seva Sadan
  • Gaban
  • Craps ki raat
  • Idgah

A portion of his acclaimed short stories are:

  • Bade Ghar ki Beti
  • Atmaram
  • Udhar ki Ghadi


Tragically, this extraordinary author has never been offered with any honors. When writing comprised of imagination accounts of lords and rulers, Munshi Premchand guided authenticity into Indian composition. He was profoundly moved by what was occurring around him and in this manner expounded widely on the indecencies of Indian culture of that time like endowment, neediness, defilement and expansionism. He earned a spot for himself in the hearts of his perusers as he expounded on the normal masses, particularly poor people and oppressed.