Early life

Balendu Dwivedi (December 1st, 1975) was originally born in the village of Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh’s Brahmapur district.

This village called Brahmpur is also a development block of the district. Initial education of Balendu was initiated in Maruti Nandan Primary School and Lallan Dwivedi Inter College of his own village. His father, Late Shri Nath Dwivedi, was a teacher and best painter himself.

The work of sowing seeds of better rites was done by his grandfather Late Shri Ram Rakha Dwivedi and found the way to maintain discipline in his life. which we can see in his present life

He learned consistency and commitment from his father. The simplicity and calmness of nature come from his mother which helped to refine Balendu’s personality.

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Career

In the year 1999, he got the job of assistant consolidation officer in the Revenue Department of Uttar Pradesh Government and after about two years, he got married to Mamta Dwivedi. In the meantime, soon after job and marriage, the untimely demise of his father and mother broke him gravely. In between, he was blessed with a daughter named Vidisha, Who gave them some consolation in their disconsolate conditions.

The circumstances were not favourable yet. Balendu continued to struggle with the negative conditions of his job, but he continued to fight. But this struggle for Balendu was just like the maturity of his life’s experiences,

And perhaps these life-struggles also oriented him towards writing.

In the year 2012, he was elected as the district minority welfare officer in the Allied Service of PCS. Then his busyness increased slightly but the attachment and dedication to literature did not diminish.

Today, in his Hindi novel ‘Madaripur Junction’ (2017) published from Vani Prakashan, New Delhi, has its own fame in Hindi literature, it’s foundation was laid in Allahabad, and it got completed in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh. It was released (4 December 2017) in Lucknow. And then various cities of the country too, it was released in Indore by prominent feminist writer Taslima Nasrin and then by Surendra Dubey the Vice-Chancellor of Bundelkhand University in Jhansi. Within a month of its publication, all copies of the first edition of the novel were sold out. In the world of Hindi novel and Publication, this was a new record, 20,000 copies within a month and so.

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