Rai, Dhanpat [pseud. Nawab Rai, Munshi Premchand]
- Alok Rai
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 ...