Srikanta is one of interesting and main character of the novel named same as character ‘Srikanta’ in Bangla literature, created by famous writer Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay. Srikanta is the narrator, aimless drifter, a passive spectator who cannot survive without the support of an individual stronger than himself. This Novel is full of many dynamic and interesting characters such as Indranath, Annada Didi, Vaishnavi Kamal Lata, baiji Rajlaksmi and so on. Srikanta goes on to narrate only those parts of his life where he met different women & how his life went by while he was watching these magnanimous women going about being virtuous & accomplished. From Kamal Lata, Abhaya, Rajlakshmi or Pyaari – all these women were how women should be – strong, caring, loving, religious, pious and pure. Srikanta seems to be a slice of Sarat Chandra’s own life & how the women in his life influenced him.
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