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M Singaraj, M Phil, M Mrs, Immaculate Josephin, Ruba, D Awasthi, Uttar India, Tirtharaj Bhoi
The present paper aims to study a remarkable Kannada poet and novelist, U. R. Ananthamurthy's popular novel Samskara. The main objective of the paper is to analyse various brahmin characters in the novel and to point out the orthodoxy and hypocrisy prevalent in them situated in a brahminical agarhara in the South of India in the state of Karnataka. There has been a comparison and contrast between the orthodox characters and the modern character named Naranappa. The so-called pious characters
more » ... e Garuda, Lakshmana, Durgabhatta, their wives have been completely absorbed in vices. They prove themselves to be greedy and lusty.