Rural Indian Women as Reflected in Kamala Markandaya’s Nectar in a Sieve

Vol-1 | Issue-12 | December 2016 | Published Online: 05 December 2016    PDF ( 159 KB )
Author(s)
Dr. Priyakant Ved 1

1I/C Principal, ROFEL BBA College, Vapi, Gujarat (India)

Abstract

Women in rural India have been oppressed for ages. They have been tortured in the name of religion and rituals. Sometimes it appears that all the religious customs have been designed to imprison them. But even after facing all odds, rural Indian women have contributed immeasurably to the development of rural society. Taking the example of Rukmani from ‘Nectar in a Sieve‘, we have attempted to explore the courage and capacity of rural Indian woman, in the present paper.

Keywords
Rural, Scriptures, Independence, Celebration, Contribution
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