Gender Discrimination in Nayantara Sahgal’s Storm in Chandigarh
C. Jeeva, Dr. T.S. Geetha
Gender Discrimination, Liberation, Independence
Literature has consistently been a helpful instrument in investigating the sex relations, sexual contrasts and a few issues identified with women's quest for identity in a male centric social set up. The anecdotal excursion of Nayantara Sahgal shows her profound worry for the parlous condition of women in the parochial society. Storm in Chandigarh is her third novel. It centers multipart human connections in freedom, honesty, love, companionship and uniformity. The epic likewise presents a disdainful protest against the refusal of freedom and uniqueness to women. Sahgal's idea of a liberated person rises above the limitations of monetary or social freedom and turns into a cerebral or enthusiastic methodology. In Storm in Chandigarh there is a prerequisite to reclassify ethics and prudence. The hero in the novel demonstrates that woman have a privilege being an individual to live as they want. Hence, the hero spoke to as the freed woman in the novel. Saroj, the hero implies the new woman who is endeavoring to keep up her uniqueness and inhale autonomously in the disturbing climate of genuinely and mentally unrewarding relationships. Sahgal endeavors to speak to the passionate reaction of women that how a women watches out at her limitations and herself. She accepts that woman should attempt to acknowledge and comprehend herself as a person and not simple as a connection to some man life. She investigates that women have been languished over quite a while by the hands of separating pressures. Sahgal in the novel has endeavored to depict these pressures. She doesn't hold men obligated for the pitiable situation of women. In its place, she accuses the framework itself. She described very clearly the impact of gender discrimination on women freedom in the novel.