Unaware of all this, Virendra Singh stood lost in dreams. He woke up in surprise when Tej Singh shook him. Tej Singh asked softly, ‘Did you hear that?’ Virendra Singh […]
As soon as he had the orders, Ramlal went to Krur Singh’s palace. The munshi tried to give him two thousand rupees, ‘Take this.” “Wah,” Ramlal mocked “Don’t you remember […]
As soon as she saw Tej Singh, Chandrakanta said, ‘Why, where were you all these days? And even now you have come alone. If this is so, then what […]
In one of the blogs about the novel that I came across, the writer mentions Chandrakanta as one of the most ‘politically incorrect’ novel. It is easy to see the […]
So what happened next……..
This is a slightly ambitious project. I am attempting to translate Devki Nandan Khatri’s saga – Chandrakanta. Published in 1888, Chandrakanta is considered to be the first prose work of modern Hindi literature. It was also one of the most popular texts of its time.