Lamhi, North-Western Provinces, British India / Lamahi, a village located near Varanasi (Banaras)
Date Of Death
8 October 1936
Gur Sahai Lal(village accountant)
Biography Premchand better known as Munshi Premchand, Munshi being an honorary prefix, was an Indian writer famous for his modern Hindustani literature.
He is one of the most celebrated writers of the Indian subcontinent, and is regarded as one of the foremost Hindustani writers of the early twentieth century.
Born Dhanpat Rai Srivastav, he began writing under the pen name "Nawab Rai", but subsequently switched to "Premchand". A novel writer, story writer and dramatist, he has been referred to as the "Upanyas Samrat" by some Hindi writers.