CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF AAVARANA – THE VEIL AND ITS CONTEMPORARY KINSHIP
By Shreya Singh
(Student, BA. LLB., Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad)
The novel “Aavarana – The Veil” was authored by the Kannad author Dr Santeshivara Lingannaiah Bhyrappa (S. L. Bhyrappa) and translated by Sandeep Balakrishna, explicates the importance of unshackling oneself from the constraints of fallacious knowledge. The story illuminates the struggles in the life of a converted woman. Razia Qureshi, erstwhile Lakshmi Gowda, is educated, vocal, fearless, and courageous. She acknowledges that people have been fed lies and takes the responsibility of belonging to the shrewd group of people who have propagated them. The story makes one question one’s belief in faith. The story highlights that “a little knowledge is dangerous, “and people appreciating it are far more dangerous. It brings to light people’s deceit that ruins innocent lives & the ease with which they can compromise the truth to please others. The description of history in the novel is meticulous and well supported by evidence. The research paper will construe the novel and present its contemporary correspondence. The paper will analyze the book’s characters in light of the theme of the paper. The research paper highlights the extensive obscuration, misrepresentation, and distortion of historical facts and instances. It sheds light on why people (scholars, travellers, and historians) obscure history. It illuminates why the Intellectuals misrepresent the subject and why people believe anything claimed by the wok revolutionists. The paper will also provide insights on the tampering of primary sources of History and how it shakes the foundation of a country.
Fallacious Knowledge, History, Obscuration, Distortion, Misrepresentation and, Contemporary.
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