Munshi Premchand’s novels are filled with all kinds of powerful characters drawn from all levels of the society. In his novel one can meet aristocrats and landlords, middle level peasants and landless labourers, middle class professionals and people from all the sections of society.
The women characters are strong individuals, especially those who are from the lower classes and are not modernised.
He rejected the nostalgic obsession with ancient history, but looked towards the future without forgetting the importance of the past. Drawn form various levels of society Premchand’s characters create a community based on democratic values.
Surdas is a visually impaired beggar of untouchable caste is the central character of his novel Rangabhoomi. In Godan,
Hari and Dhania represent- the landless labour class of our society who fight against the landlords, moneylenders, etc ’ who are powerful section of society and retain their dignity in the end. ’