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Indian Writing in English


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Hi here topic is women in Kanthapura. and Kanthapura is written by Raja Rao.

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Indian Writing in English

  1. 1. Name : Dave Mayuri. Roll No:15. Topic: Women in Kanthapura.
  2. 2.  Introduction of Raja Rao.  Raja Rao was born on November 8,1908 in Hassan, British India. Rao was an Indian writer of English language novel and short stories , Whose works are deeply rooted in Hinduism. Rao’s involvement in the nationalist movement in Reflection in his first two books.
  3. 3.  In kanthapura there are many Major and Minor characters.  Raja Rao has present some women characters Rao has very well Potrayed women characters in the novel.
  4. 4.  Achakka is one of the main character of the novel. Who is telling a story to his grandson in Flashback.  She is the open –minded Brahmin female narrator, who Resistence to British colonial rule. Weaving kanthapura legends and Hindu myth into her story. She documents she women and daily routines of village life while recalling her own Conversation to Mohandas Gandhi philosophy. Gandhian, when her house, with much of Kanthapura is burned she goes to live in the nearby village of kashipura.
  5. 5.  Rangamma is also one of the main character of the novel kanthapura, Raja Rao has potrayed characters as a wealthy young Brahmin.  Rangamma is convented by Moorthy to Gandhi’s views. Widely respected but lonely, she reads frequently and nature curiosity about other countries.  As the resistence movement grows, she publishes a weekly political pamphlet and sponsors daily discussions on the nationalist movement.
  6. 6.  Kenchamma:  kanthapura kenchamma leads main role in the novel. Kenchamma is the goddess for villagers.  There is a folk song which evokes in us image and attitude as to kenchamma means to the people of kanthapura: “ Kenchamma Kenchamma goddess bening and bounteous mother of earth, blood of life harvest queen, rain cowned, kenchamma kenchamma, goddess bening and bounteous”.
  7. 7. THANK YOU