Munshi Prem Chand – An Urdu Writer

Munshi Premchand brought realism to Hindi literature. Munshi Premchand wrote on the realistic issues of the day-communalism, corruption, zamindari, debt, poverty, colonialism etc. He avoided the use of highly Sanskritized Hindi and instead used the dialect of the common people. Premchand popularly known as Munshi Premchand was one of the greatest literary figures of modern Hindi literature. His stories vividly portrayed the social scenario of those times. Munshi Premchand lost his mother when he was just seven years old. His father married again. He was very close to his elder…

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