Anand RatanYadav was born on November 30, 1935, and died on November 27, 2016.
He was a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India.
Anand Yadav was best known for his autobiography Zombi (झोंबी).
He was born in the village Kagal near Kolhapur, Maharashtra in a poor family.
Yadav illiterate farmer father was not in favor of educating him.
At a young age he ran away from home, and, facing many hardships, received education as high as a doctorate from Pune University.
Anand’s books such as Jhombi and Nangarani depict his struggle for education.
He died in Pune.
Anand Yadav passed away at 80 years old.