Premchand, Indian Writer

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Dhanpat Rai Srivastav
  • Known as: Premchand
  • Birth: July 31, 1880, Lamhi, India
  • Death: October 8, 1936, Varanasi, India
  • Languages: Hindi, Urdu
  • Who he was: Indian novelist, short story writer, and dramatist; Nirmala; Karmabhoomi; Godaan; Bazaar-e-Husn; Shatranj ke khiladi; Gaban

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