Language and Litreture

Language & Literature

Purvanchal comprises the eastern end of Uttar Pradesh and the western end of Bihar, where Hindi and its dialects Bhojpuri are the predominant languages. In the major part of Purvanchal reason, Bhojpuri is the famous language to communicate. However, Hindi, Awadhi and Baghelkhandi are also spoken fluently.

Purvanchal has been home to countless writers, novelists, poets and authors. This region has contributed immensely to India’s literary heritage. Right from Munshi Premchand, Bharatendu Harishchandra, Jaishankar Prasad Dwivedi, and Sudama Panday 'Dhoomil', Kedarnath Singh, the list of celebrated writers is too long to be accommodated here.

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