Karmabhoomi is Premchand’s novel in Hindi. It means the land where one works. It is mostly inspired by the Satyagraha Movement initiated by Gandhi during the freedom struggle.
Summary of the Book
Karmabhoomi brings out the myriad faces of the social goals accomplished by the Satyagraha Movement, especially during the early 1930s. The story is set in Uttar Pradesh, against the backdrop of the fight for Indian independence. The characters in the book are placed in a philosophical context, thus making the novel an intense read. Discover the journeys of Amarkant, his father, Sukhada, Sakina, and others in this notable work of Munshi Premchand.
Premchand was one of India’s most famous writers in Hindustani literature. He started writing under the pen name Nawab Rai and eventually changed it to Premchand. He was born as Dhanpat Rai Srivastav. His writings are famous for being rationalistic and realistic. He often used his works as a means to spread awareness and shed light on some of the most important social and political issues. He is the author of Rangbhoomi, Premashram, Seva Sadan, Pratigya and Duniya Ka Sabse Anmol Ratan.
24 Jun, 2014