6 books by Munshi Premchand that every Indian Must Get His Hands On


Munshi Premchand was the king of Hindi literature and no doubt he had greatest personality. Each story of Munshi Premchand‬ touches the soil of India and soul of every Indian. I think no writer has created so much magic through words.

Some lines by him like “Beauty doesn’t need ornaments. Softness can’t bear the weight of ornaments.” shows how down to earth Munshi Premchand was.

Every creation of Munshi Premchand is incredible. Here is the 6 best creations of Munshi Premchand:


Godaan is the one of the best creation of Munshi Premchand with several interesting themes. This book is written in year 1936. He has drawn a realistic picture of poor peasants. This Story starts from a point where Hori has a deep desire of having a cow as other millions of poor peasants.

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This is a fiction by Munshi Premchand on a young girl who was forced to marry a widower of her father’s age. This story shows how her husband’ doubts of a relationship between her and his eldest son which later leads to the son’s death.

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‘Kafan’ or ‘A Shroud’ is a great story written in 1936 showing realities of the poverty and sadly but it potrays a true mirror of society even today.

You can buy this book from HERE.

Poos ki Raat:


Poos ki raat is the story of the character named Halku and his dog. A poor farmer, Halku stays out with his dog to protect his field on an extremely cold December night. This is indeed a touchy story by Munshi Premchand.

You can buy this story from HERE.

Namak Ka daroga:


This short story is on days of British Rule, when the ordinary salt was a precious commodity which was taxed heavily and was smuggled like drugs. This story is of a character named Vanshidhar, who is an honest man and after being appointed salt inspector he stops Pandit Alopidin’s salt of being smuggled.

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This book is the result of stunning work by Munshi Premchand. This is a sad story of two lovers who are together since their childhood but later they got separated. To know why, read this book. It is really an interesting story.

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