Suryakant Tripathi Nirala
Suryakant Tripathi Nirala passed his matriculation examinations after the death of his mother, after which he had to remain at home and continue further studies as his father would not allow further education. Since he had already mastered the Bengali language at school, he concentrated on Hindi, Sanskrit and English literature after his matriculation. After a few years Suryakant Tripathi Nirala shifted from Bengal to his forefathers native Uttar Pradesh to continue studies and work. Nirala first settled in Lucknow and then in the Gadhakola village of the Unnao district in UP. Reports claim that Suryakanth Tripathi Nirala was rebellious in nature. He did not accept the set pattern of society and always ventured into new spheres of learning and practice. It was for this reason that Suryakant Tripathi had to bear the brunt of criticism from the society that he lived in.Nirala tied the knot with Anohar Devi during his stay at the Gadhakola village and spent some good and peaceful years of his life with her. Suryakant Tripathi Nirala was a mere kid at the time of his marriage and he found the much needed solace in the company of his wife Anohar Devi. He also had a daughter with her. Nirala had already begun writing in Bengali at the time of his marriage, but noticing his ?love for the Hindi language, his wife insisted him into writing in Hindi and it was after his marriage that Suryakant Tripathi Nirala started penning essays, stories and poems in Hindi. However, like most of his life, misfortune seemed to be waiting round the corner, as his wife Anohar Devi died of illness. Suryakant Tripathi Nirala was only 20 years of age at the time of her death. His daughter who had also got married and was already a widow by this time also died an unfortunate death, leaving him all alone.
Suryakant Tripathi Nirala went through am emotional and financial loss after the death of two of the closest people to his heart. In order to earn money, Nirala found a job with Samanvaya, while also working as an editor and proofreader for several publishers in and around Uttar Pradesh. The contents of Suryakant Tripathi Niralas writings were not mere figments of imagination, but true incidents from the society he lived in. He used his writings to speak out against the injustice that was prevalent in the early twentieth society. However, he was able to bring little change in the society through his penned down thoughts because nobody was prepared to lend support to his rebellious ways in an orthodox society. All he received in return of speaking out against wrong and evil were ridicule and mockery.