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Social Issues In Mulk Raj Anand’S Novels-Untouchable and Coolie | Original Article

Shivangi .*, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Abstract: Mulk RajAnand (12 December 1905 – 28 September 2004) was an Indian writer in English,notable for his depiction of the lives of the poorer castesin traditional Indian society. His novels Coolie and Untouchableset an entire generation of educated Indians thinking about India's socialevils that were perpetuated in the name of religion and tradition. Through hiswritings he revealed that in addition to the foreign colonialism of Britainthere existed layers of colonialism within Indian society. This internal colonialismstood in the way of India's transition to a modern civil society.