Munshi Premchand’s 136th birth anniversary celebrated

Q.  Which famous literary figure celebrated his 136th birthday on 31st July 2016?
- Published on 01 Aug 16

a. Harivansh Rai Bachchan
b. Munshi Premchand
c. Ramesh Chandra Jha
d. Naresh Singh

ANSWER: Munshi Premchand
 
Munshi Premchand inspired countless people with his famous novels like Godaan, Gaban and Vardaan.
  • The UP writer was considered one of the greatest literary figures in Hindi writing during the 1920s-1930s.
  • He was called Upanyas Samrat or emperor among novelists.
  • Born Dhanpat Rai in a small north Indian village, he penned more than 250 short stories and numerous essays.

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