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Rai, Dhanpat [pseud. Nawab Rai, Munshi Premchand]locked

(1880–1936)
  • Alok Rai

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Rai, Dhanpat [pseud. Nawab Rai, Munshi Premchand] (1880–1936), novelist and short story writer, was born in Lamahi, a village near Benares, India, on 31 July 1880, the second child of Ajaib Lal, a postal clerk, and his wife, Anandi. His father was frequently away on transfer, and ...

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