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Social Linkages of Artisans with Technology

tension, and his focus is on the rich and powerful Mangaraj. To say that Fakirmohan was not interested in agrarian tension amounts to a gross misunderstanding of Chhamtina Athaguntha, it also reveals misunderstanding of agrarian tension as a human event. The whole novel concerns itself with a series of crucial displacements affecting the owners of land. In actuality, agrarian tension is not visible here in terms of slogans, banners, and marches; it is so pervasive in the novel that it shapes the psyche of almost all the characters. It is here that the historian/social scientist ought to be more responsive to the narrative and linguistic strategies adopted by a novelist.

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