Waiting For Mahatma: A Novel Setting

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Malgudi

Malgudi is a fictional Indian town in which many of R.K. Narayan's novels and short stories are set. It is located in southern India, on the border of the states of Mysore and Madras. According to Narayan's novel Malgudi Days, Malgudi was founded in the 1800s by fictional British officer Sir Fredrick Lawley. Lawley founded the town by combining several neighboring villages under one municipal government. Malgudi is portrayed as a type of microcosm of India, with many of the country's peoples and interests represented among Malgudi's population.

The Kabir Street House

The Kabir Street House is a house in the town of Malgudi. This house is where Sriram is living with his grandmother at the beginning of the novel. It is a place of comfort and pleasure, insulated by the wealth and class status that Sriram’s family has in the community. Here, at the Kabir...

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