Mulk Raj Anand, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Mulk Raj Anand

Indian English writer

Date of Birth: 12-Dec-1905

Place of Birth: Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Date of Death: 28-Sep-2004

Profession: writer, journalist, novelist, non-fiction writer

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius


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About Mulk Raj Anand

  • Mulk Raj Anand (12 December 1905 – 28 September 2004) was an Indian writer in English, notable for his depiction of the lives of the poorer castes in traditional Indian society.
  • One of the pioneers of Indo-Anglian fiction, he, together with R.
  • K.
  • Narayan, Ahmad Ali and Raja Rao, was one of the first India-based writers in English to gain an International readership.
  • Anand is admired for his novels and short stories, which have acquired the status of classics of modern Indian English literature; they are noted for their perceptive insight into the lives of the oppressed and for their analysis of impoverishment, exploitation and misfortune.
  • He is also noted for being among the first writers to incorporate Punjabi and Hindustani idioms into English, and was a recipient of the civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan.

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