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Chitra Banerjee Divakarani’s novel The Forest of Enchantments is the re-recounting Ramayana, through Sita’s viewpoint. Banerjee places Sita as the novel’s focal point and gives us Sita’s adaptation of the epic. Banerjee, since her last youth felt that there was something else to the personality of Sita that the way Indian mainstream society believed her to be. The personality of Sita was viewed as accommodating and a quiet victim. Nevertheless, Banerjee’s Sita has been depicted as a human, with every one of the human feelings. In addition, she has shown Sita’s calm fortitude which was not difficult to be mixed up with resignation. This considerable number of characters makes Banerjee’s Sita the embodiment of an ideal lady who knows the distinction between when to compromise and when to say no. Furthermore, with the personality of Sita, we can see the escape clauses of the public and how ladies are separated and constrained by their own home, their public, traditions, traditions, customs, and so on transmits the pursuers into a scholarly universe where the retelling of Sita’s sad, yet widely inclusive and interesting story loans voice to the purposely quieted female characters. This paper focuses on colour of passion, red, the aura that Sita carries throughout her journey as a woman giving voice to her journey that loves scrutiny, empowers orientation uniformity, advances compassion, and undermines the connection between the edge and the standard.

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Sneha Biswas, & Dr. Indrani Singh Rai. (2022). Red- Exploring Sita’s Bond with the Colour of Passion in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Forest of Enchantments. International Journal for Social Studies, 8(6), 1-10. Retrieved from