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Indian writing in English has recorded, responded to and interpreted the socio- political climate of the country, right from the time of the Nationalist movement. Post-Independent Indian writing in English has provided a significant depiction of the political and religious issues in the nation. Viram Seth is a pioneer in the field of literature, in particular of his analysis of the problems revolving around the Indian society. Caste and Religion are deciding factors to any incident in the Indian society. The research paper analyses Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy, and deals with the religious and caste tensions that are prevalent in the India society. Moreover, the attitude of individuals towards fellow human beings is also analysed in this research work.

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Iyadurai, D. J. (2019). Problems of the Post Independent Indian society as portrayed in Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy. History Research Journal, 5(6), 1693-1701. Retrieved from