International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2017)

Social picture reflected in the novel Kharlung


Anjali Narzary

The novel Kharlung Novel is written by Monoranjan Lahary is a social novel. This novel is published on 1976. In this novel novelist has beautifully shown the bodo social picture. Novelist focus Bodo people’s traditional costumes, folk beliefs. Food habits, marriage system, agricultural life, servant and maid system etc. beautifully in the novel. In this novel novelist reflect the traditional habits of unsettled group of people who usually change their habitat from one place to another. The main character Gohel is a young man of unsettled habit. The nature of Gohel is comparable to the unsettled nature of Bodo society that keeps changing their habits. In this novel we also see some Bodo people who are going to Mimang for settled their life. In this paper I am going to study about the social picture of the Kharlung novel.
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