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In contemporary era the modern trends has been projected in Indian writing in English from past many decades. This period paves the new direction for the formation of socio- cultural and socio- political circumstances that focused the marginal or extra marginal issues and put forward them in center. In the postmodern era the authors raised issues like feminism, Women Empowerment, Diaspora, culture, Individual and society, women empowerment, east-west encounter, myth and mythology, Indianans, writing in translation, men, women relation and LGBT.  There are the key issues in postmodern era and novelist portrayed these issues very beautifully in their respective works. Marginalized people did not get status and position in the society. They were discriminated in their own culture. Manju Kapur also raised her voice for modern educated women, who are under the chains of tradition.  They denounce partiality and started revolt against patriarchal tradition.  The female characters developed sexual relationship in order to show that they are not less than a man. The new women in Manju Kapur’s novels do not want to be rubber dolls; instead they nurture the desire of being independent. They want to shoulder responsibilities that go beyond the familial circle. They are not silent rebels but are bold, outspoken, determined and action oriented. A Married Woman is the story of Astha an educated,

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