About the Author
Mohan Rakesh was a native of Amritsar, Punjab, in the undivided India. He completed his masters in English and Hindi from Punjab University. After working as a teacher in schools and colleges, he took up full-time writing. His contribution to Hindi literature is remarkable and he has authored numerous short stories, novels and plays. He has also won the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1968. In addition to this play, he has written other plays like Aadhe Adhure and Lehron Ke Raj Hans.