Download free pdf of “Gaban”. Written in 1931, Gaban is Munshi Premchand’s most popular novel which paints a very vivid picture of the society of North India before independence. Ramanath’s wife Jalpa is so fond of jewelry that she is ready to go to any extent for it. And in order to fulfill his wife’s desire for jewels, Ramanath gets into such a big dilemma, in which he even puts the honor of his family at stake. How Jalpa solves that confusion – the readable story of this mess is embezzlement.