Author(s): Aasif Ahmad, Mrinal Srivastava


DOI: 10.52711/2454-2687.2023.00008   

Address: Aasif Ahmad1, Dr. Mrinal Srivastava2
1Research Scholar, APS University Rewa (M.P)
2Professor and Head of English Dept., APS University Rewa (M.P)
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2023

In Indian literature, Badal Sircar is regarded as a promising author. He improved the Indian theatre while also adding to it. Badal Sircar was a brilliant playwright who excelled in writing plays that reformed society. He is a strong proponent for the oppressed and underprivileged sections. Badal Sircar demonstrates his excellence in depicting the modern social landscape realistically. His plays mostly focus on social, religious, political, personal, and interpersonal problems. His plays are an accurate picture of what is going on in the world. Sircar is a very sensitive writer who is compelled to write and ponder by the events taking place around him. His plays are a potent depiction of the predicament of people who are going through a difficult time in their lives due to numerous socio-political factors, both physically and mentally. He has produced over fifty plays. Generally speaking, he wrote his plays in Bengali, although many of them were afterwards translated into English. His plays mostly discuss societal themes, the plight of oppressed people, and dominance. This paper presents works by Badal Sircar that emphasise both significant historical occurrences and contemporary man's daily circumstances. All of his writings are based on actual incidents that took place in society close to him. This paper explains and illustrates how, as a dramatist, he skillfully depicts the present events and circumstances in readers lives to act as a mirror. The study paper looks for voices from both the dominant and underclasses. The research article critically reveals the terrible reality and sufferings of the lower classes. SOCIETY: Human relations or social relations refer to all of a person's interactions with other individuals. Society is the sum of all of these connections between people who live in a single neighborhood or nation. In a society where people have different needs and difficulties, an organization must meet those needs and provide solutions to the issues that arise. The establishment of these standards, which are based on intelligently and responsibly meeting the essential necessities of housing, education, protection, food, employment, health, and occupation, as well as amusement, clothes, and transportation, is how society is governed. Since an individual cannot make progress in every sector, the development of society is essential to growth.

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Aasif Ahmad, Mrinal Srivastava. Portrayal of Society and Hardships in Badal Sircar’s Plays. International Journal of Reviews and Research in Social Sciences. 2023; 11(1):48-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2687.2023.00008

Aasif Ahmad, Mrinal Srivastava. Portrayal of Society and Hardships in Badal Sircar’s Plays. International Journal of Reviews and Research in Social Sciences. 2023; 11(1):48-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2687.2023.00008   Available on:

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