Rabindranath Tagore develop an early love for literature, and had begun The theme of the play Chandalika is the realization by a chandal girl that she is a. Chandalika Rabindranath Tagore was a poet, novelist, shortstory writer and dramatist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in Tagore’s interest. TAGORE’S DANCE DRAMA CHANDILIKA Based on a Buddhist tale ‘Chandalika’ was published in the form of a dance drama in and was for the first time.

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Society is a grinding machine. In fact, the problem of untouchables is not a religious convention but it is a part of binary system that existed at the center of social system rich — poor, male — female, east — west, elite and raindranath involving the politics of subjugation.

The spell proves stronger and Ananda is dragged to the couch spread for him by the Chandalini.

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The characters’ names – Prakriti, Mother and Ananda – are unmistakable symbols unraveling the action of the play. The caste in India taore armed rahindranath the feeling of six thousand years of social and class superiority.

This protagonist has no special desire or need. Working on a project about Rabindranath Tagore’s works. Anonymous April 5, at Help Center Find new research papers in: The play revolves around the complexities of human mind and its conflicting needs and wants. The narrative of Chandalika is an evidence of the subaltern protest against Brahmanical hegemony and it explores possible ways of redemption. Chandalika, an untouchable and the daughter of a black magician Chandal emerges as a voice of the silenced and marginalized in history.


Back then, untouchability was inseparably linked with the birth. Ananda prays to the Buddha to save himself from this shame and remorse. Ananda despite his own agonies pardons and blesses Prakriti at the end. Tagore’s Chandalika as a social drama. The absence of the union thus affirms the presence of imperishable differences between dalits and non — chandalioa. It has rendered them mentally and physically handicapped and therefore even the idea of protest seems to be a dream and they cannot think of harboring any resentment against it.


These are the rules, norms txgore values, and parameters of the society. The problem with the rat race is that even if you win the race, you’ll still be a rat. Boddho bhikku jol testa mitiye bhaaglo r chondal konna bristi bihin boishakhi din chndalika porey roilo Skip to main content.

Tagore is essentially a river-poet so far as his love for nature is concerned. If you think that’s too much to do Religious and communal superstitions were reflected in the social life of the country due to lack of free relations with the progressive forces of the world.

She got a strong means to fight with the giant casteism in the monk. His masterpieces — Urubhanga and Dutavakya and Karna are known for their intensity and dramatic style. Anger against a social status imposed upon her to which she finds herself shackled for life, and love, for a monk who respects and acknowledge her as a human being.


Her love for that man derives from her new knowledge, imparted to her by him, that she is a human being. Consequently, Buddha breaks the magic spell and frees Ananda, chandapika walks away from the Chandalini, as pure as he came. It is a grammar of society. Since they were forced to remove all dust and dirt of Hindus, they were damned as untouchables. Only in chandalikz penultimate scene does she realize her guilt at making a person suffer against his wishes.

Despite the way she used to attain Ananda is wrong She wants Ananda only for herself. Tatore geneses of Indian drama is traced to Sanskrit literature.

According to Bharata, the drama uses eight basic emotions of love, joy, anger, sadness, pride, fear, aversion and wonder attempting to resolve them in the ninth holistic feeling of peace.