Idgah is a story of 4 year orphan boy Hamid who lives with his grand mother Amina. Premcahnd has portrayed the emotion of this young guy very superiorly in . In the Indian context, one story which embeds a game theoretical perspective is ‘ Idgah’ by noted Hindi and Urdu writer Munshi Premchand. ‘बाल मनोविजञान’ पर आधारित ‘ईदगाह’ कहानी परेमचंद की उतकृषट रचना है। इसमें मानवीय संवेदना और जीवनगत मूलयों के तथयों को .

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Above it are massive tamarind trees casting their shade on the cemented floor on which carpets have been spread. Through witty comparisons, the value of the tong and toys in the mind idgh children are being ascertained.

His hands stretch without his wanting to stretch them. A benevolent quizmaster would allow two answers – you could tell him it’s a government scheme which provides women from poor families with clean cooking fuel, or you could name the incumbent prime minister.

Rpemchand tongs pass from one hand to another; and the toys are in turn handed to Hamid.

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Binya is a poor little girl living with her mother and an elder brother, Bijju, in a very small hilly village of Garhwal. Also it’s moral force on the one side, clay on the other.


The spending starts with the ride where Mahmood, Mohsin, Noore and Sammi, the four other boys with Hamid, spend one paise each. The long fasting of thirty days is over and the day is of festival Eid. He looks with hungry eyes at the others. What a silly ass they make of the gardener! Come and take it. What an expression of learning he has on his face! A short, poignant, empathetic little tale of what it is like to be poor, but not a pathetic tale: All those who had gone to the fair were back at home.

Idgah (ईदगाह) By Munsi Premchand by Munsi Premchand

Hamid you come to me and I will give you gulcib-jammun. Looks as if he is marching in a parade.

People all around are chirpy and getting ready to go to Idgah, which is at a distance of three miles from the village. They have been talking about it all the time. He lives with his dadi grandmother Amina.

Hamid carries it on his shoulder as if it were a gun and struts up proudly to show it to his friends. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. What would he do with toys like these? In the gardens mango and leechee trees are laden with prfmchand. Rekha Subramanian marked it as to-read May 28, How selfish they are!

Idgah (ईदगाह) By Munsi Premchand

The village is agog with excitement. All his friends hail from well to do families; they have over ten paisa as compared to his three paisa Idi. What will they do with all their knowledge?


How lovely they are! Sacrifice – The young boy Hamid understand it very well, he didn’t buy anything for him and buy a pair of tongs for his grandmother. If they are pleased with anyone they will give him baskets full of diamonds. The amount of satisfaction utility the children get from each purchase, be it toys or sweets, changes vis-a-vis the tong. Abhinav Mishra rated it it was amazing Sep 13, They bought iegah many sweets but did not give him one.

Everyone is in a hurry to get home. What perfect coordination of movements! I am not the sort who buys a pice worth of lollipops to tease others by sucking them myself. He remembers how his Grandmother burns her hand while cooking rotis Indian flat bread.

Idgah (short story)

What are some poems writtern by Munshi Premchand? Manoj Kumar added it Jul 03, Hamid being poor is obviously ill dressed, bare foot, and poor-looking boy. He knew that in the premcyand courts there were khus curtains and electric fans.