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.