Born in , Premchand learnt Urdu and Persian at the tender age of 7 years. Inked Dhanpat Rai, he wrote under the pen name, Nawab Rai, which was later. – Buy Kafan – Premchand book online at best prices in india on Read Kafan – Premchand book reviews & author details and more at . Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only.

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It reminds me of the favorite quote of mine “to you the t This premdhand my first Premchand book of short stories. Oct 16, Swati rated it really liked it.

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But what makes it contender for truly great story of world is that if it leads you to start thinking you will definitely become a better human being. They know no one would believe them; if they have been asked for the reason for not buying shroud, they would say that the money slipped from their pocket.

Jul 18, Rajan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Not only both are individually but whole community is portrayed as premcuand. A very heart-touching short story by famous hindi writer. Uff this was awesome. Should we, the readers, be angry at the m Munshi Premchand is a pioneer. They were also not been excommunicated, as mentioned above.

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He was quite sympathetic towards poverty of other castes, if they happen from Non-Dalit Caste. They are indifferent towards her pain. Either Dalits are missing altogether or if portrayed, their portrayal is not justified it is biased and lopsided. Some of the poor do turn cynic the way the two protigonists did – not so surprising given the hardships poor in general have to suffer through.


He has delved deeper into the human psyche to explain how there is a thin line, opportunity, that separates between a good and evil. It reminds me of the favorite quote of mine “to you the truth is what you have experienced”.

Story of a lazy duo of father and son, who doesn’t feel any responsible even when Son’s wife is dying in child birth and indulge in a very shameful act for spending the money in alcohol they begged for her cremation – really touching. To target a particular community cannot be called as intellectual endeavor; it is propaganda machinery or rather be called as sharp lampoon targeting particular caste.

It premchabd biased in portraying them. Part of syllabus in school. I think, since he was from a mediocre family this was the reason that he can easily present the real picture of problem faced by the lower group of society and the situations are very realistic. This short story first published by Jamia, in is a sharp critique on human selfishness.

Apr 06, Sachin Kamboj rated it it was amazing. May 06, Ankita rated it premxhand was amazing. The caste is deliberately imposed on character. His works include more than a dozen premchznd, around short stories, several premcand and translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi.



It is being tried to portray that being from cobbler community, it explains that they are lethargic, slothful, workshy, and notorious. No wonder he has been termed as a great writer. He even not spared the death in childbirth, to make butt of fun.

Not only of the community only, ksfan there were women who are totally stranger support and assist woman at this time. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Should we, the readers, be angry at the madhav and Ghisu? These are stories you can read in any mood, they raise questions regarding patriarchy, of our understanding of piousness, of our hypocritical stances at creating an equal society, and of the woes of farmers, that have not changed a bit in all these years that have passed since his writing.

Sep 25, Sidharth Vardhan rated it it was amazing Shelves: They talk shamelessly got intoxicated and fell there forgetting about everything.

A quintessential Premchand story. The Shroud Kafan cannot be called as satire, as satire is covert, a satire is healthy, it is for the constructive purpose and nowhere their caste or creed of characters is reveled overtly. The Dalit characters are shown in poor light but, it has been tried to project them as stereotype or representative of whole community. Nice thoughts and lessons it teach.