Dark Horse: Ek Ankahi Dastan:- The ultimate story of struggle when people come out of the rural area to the urban specifically in the backdrop of Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi. Before having the full version of this book you can have a brief review of the book from this post.
‘Dark Horse’ is one of the most popular novels of this decade written in Hindi. Such live and vivid portrait of the life of candidates preparing for Civil Services Examination in Hindi medium were not focused in any other book till date. Candidate preparing for the country’s highest honored examination is not only an aspirant but also has multi-faced life-style and struggles in his lap.
It is the story of the same struggle. This novel depicts the uncommon doldrums of getting out of villages/ towns and dealing with urban life specifically in the backdrop of Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi. In addition to the immense popularity among readers, this novel has also received the ‘Sahitya Akademi Youth Award’ of 2015. This is an edited and refined version of this book.
Born in 1984 in Santhal Paragana, a remote area of Jharkhand. Nilotpal Mrinal has already established himself among the readers and literary intellectuals with his first novel ‘Dark Horse’. Nilotpal originally hails from Bihar, is also active in political and social activities for the last several years after completing his education at St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi. Along with playing a special role in student movements, Mrinal has already reached to TV platform in the field of folk music. These days, he’s also trying his luck in poet-concerts and gaining popularity.