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Pandemics Through Indian Literary Lens

The history of civilisation marked by epidemics and pandemics, has given rise to a genre of ‘pandemic literature’ that puts a human face to these catastrophic events. The biggest names in Hindi literature such as Phanishwar Nath Renu, Rajinder Singh Bedi, Pandey Bechan Sharma, Harishankar Parsai and many others have touched upon this tragic subject