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Anand, Mulk Raj (1905-2004), author

Alastair Niven

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/93854

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Anand, Mulk Raj (1905-2004), author, was born in the city of Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, India, on 12 December 1905, a kshatriya (warrior) by caste. His immediate ancestors were coppersmiths and silversmiths, though his father, Lal Chand, had broken away to become a clerk in the (British) Indian army. His ...

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