International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 2, Part E (2020)
A saga of third soul in Mahesh Dattani’s play
This paper deals with the various forms of gender-based violence. It is considered that there are three souls mainly Man, Woman, and the third gender Hijra. Man is considered as the First Soul. A woman is considered as the Second Soul later Hijra is considered as the Third Soul. The article depicts the plight of Hijras in society. It also highlights the complexity of gender-based violence and its main purpose is to highlight the underlying cause of persisting gender inequalities. This research paper identifies all the points of pain that cause violence on the Third Soul like violence, sexual harassment, domestic violence, honor-based violence, forced prostitution, trafficking, negligence for hijras and sexual abuse, etc. It also represents what the efforts we are doing as a human being to combat the violence against the Third Soul. Examples of the affected Third Soul are also quoted.
How to cite this article:
Rohtash. A saga of third soul in Mahesh Dattani’s play. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(2):338-339.