Jainendra Kumar (January 2, 1905-December 24, 1988)
Jainendra Kumar was an influential Hindi writer of 20th century. He explored the human psyche in novels such as Sunita and Tyagapatra.
He was awarded one of India's highest civil honors Padma Bhushan in 1971. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1966, for his work Muktibodh (Novelette), and its highest award, the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship in 1979.
Jainendra Kumar was born on January 2, 1905, in Kodiyaganj, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, and received his early education at Rishabh Bhrahmacharyashram, Hastinapur, Uttar Pradesh, which was founded by his maternal uncle, though he left it in 1912, and went to give metric exams in private in 12 from Punjab.
Thereafter he joined Banaras Hindu University (BHU), for higher education, though he left even that in the favor of joining the Non-cooperation movement of Mahatma Gandhi. He started writing around 1926, after unsuccessfully trying hand at business in Calcutta.
He died on December 24, 1988.
Jaṛa See Baat
Akaal Purush Gandhi
Shiksha Aur Sanskriti
Jainendra ki Kahaniyaan
Jainendra Kumar Smrutiparv
Kahani: Anubhav Aur Shilp
Kaam, Prem Aur Parivaar
Kashmir Ki Vah Yaatra
Nilam Desh Ki Raajkanyaa aur Anya Kahaaniyaan
Niti Aur Raajniti
Prashn Aur Prashn
Prastut PrashnPrem Aur Vivaah
The ResignationSamay aur Ham
Samay, Samasya aur Siddhant
Sahitya aur Sanskriti
Saahity kaa Shrey aur Prey
Sikka aur Arthvyavastha
Ye aur Ve
Raashtr Aur Raajy
Premchand, a Life in Letters
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