Economics Concepts In The Noveld Of Prem Chand


  • Dr Parveen Akhtar Associate professor Urdu Department, G C Unversity, Faisal Abad
  • Saima Iqbal Ph.D. Scholar, Dept. of Urdu, Govt. College University Faisalabad.


: Urdu Novels, Prem Chand, Gosha-E- Afiat,Gaudan, Medane-e-Aml and Chogan-e-Hasti.


Dhanpat Rai Shrivastave (1880-1936) better known by his pen name Munshi prem Chand, was an Indian writer famous for his modren Hindi Literatura.He wrote novels and shortstories.Prem Chand in his novels Gosha-e-Afiat, Gaudan, Medane-e-Aml and Chogan-e-Hasti described the terrible socio economic conditions of farmers under feudals. In those novels mention of feudals,poor farmers, laborers and working class are present.The sourse of economy is agriculture but industry and mills are also present.This research article explore the economic condition ,these are mentioned by Prem Chand in his novels.                                                   


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As above, p 255

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As above, p 211

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As above, p 111

As above, p 245

As above, p 8

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As above, p 443

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How to Cite

Dr Parveen Akhtar, & Saima Iqbal. (2020). Economics Concepts In The Noveld Of Prem Chand. Zaban-O-Adab, 13(2), 80-92. Retrieved from //

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