A Short Story Of 'Karukku Bama'

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Bama, popularly known as Karukku Bama, was born in 1958 in Madras. She is a Tamilian woman writer, a committed teacher and a social activist. She is a prolific writer and goes by the pen name Faustina Mary Fatima Rani. She holds a doctorate degree, and has won the Crossword Award for her novel Karukku. She is a woman with extra ordinary courage, conviction and resistance to any form of oppression. She has a keen eye for beauty in nature, profound insight into issues pertaining to caste, religion and women. She has a clarity of thoughts and expression. She is dedicated to the upliftment of the downtrodden, is passionate about teaching and her mission is to build a casteless society. India 's rank framework allots people a specific hierarichal status as indicated by Hindu convictions. Customarily, there are four important ranks (Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya and Shudra). As individuals from the least rank of the Indian culture, Dalits confront segregation at practically every level: from access to instruction and medicinal offices to confinements on where they can live and what employments they can have. A Dalit woman’s life is filled with hurdles. Bama curses herself for being born as a female. According to Bama, both married and unmarried women are looked down upon by everyone. Bama lives with caste discrimination and negotiates with its oppressive facts. She is bold enough to focus on caste discrimination and social discrimination in the present work. The work describes

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