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A Study of Socio-Political Manipulation in Bhisham Sahni’s Tamas

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.7, No. 4)

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Page : 74-79

Keywords : political manipulation; communal violence; institutional violence; ethnic identity; imperial power;

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Ernest Benn, said that, “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.” As the lines suggested, Tamas, elucidates the tragic politics behind communal riots by generating a false violation. The notable themes of Tamas include institutional violence, religious identity, communal politics and female centric assaults. This novel addresses the outcome of institutionalised violence and imposed ethnic conflict. The objective of the paper is to analyse socio-political manipulation and communal clashes in Tamas

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