THE EVOLUTION OF FEMALE PSYCHE IN BHARATI MUKHERJEE’S MISS NEW INDIA
Bharati Mukherjee, a prolific writer of Indian origin, paid importance to the condition of the Indian woman immigrants in her writings. Her novels dealt about the psychological transformation of Asian women immigrants. Her novels serve as perfect samples to investigate the phenomenon of Diaspora and related issues. Mukherjee’s last novel Miss New India (2011) presents the aspirations and struggles of Anjali Bose. Through this novel, Mukherjee aims to create a new perspective of feminine identity. This paper is an attempt to study the transformation of Anjali Bose who travels from the provincial town of Gauripur in Bihar to the IT hub of India, Bangalore. After experiencing so many trials and difficulties in life, Anjali achieves what she aims. Her journey is not only from Gauripur to Bangalore but also from darkness to light, ignorance to the world of intelligence. Through her journey of life, she gains self confidence, achievement and success. She undergoes many bitter and better experiences and finally evolves herself as a new woman.
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