Indian Diasporic Expressions: Springy Journey of Indian Migrants


  • Dr. Madhavi A. Moharil Dept. of English, Rajkumar Kewalramani Kanya M.V., Nagpur


diaspora, expatriates, migrants, adaptability, multiculturalism


Globalization opened vistas to mass mobilization in the world, which is historical. Flexibility with the new culture becomes a significant feature of displacement. Deliberate attempts are made by the migrants to ease the change at a personal or professional level. The process of adaptability is difficult as every individual carries his own socio-cultural and a very strong religious and communal stamping on his personality. India witnesses a huge diaspora community embracing new ways and lifestyles. The statistic shows that over 1.33 crore Indians live in foreign countries. The emerging trend of Indian Diasporic Writing voices tough but springy journey of Indian migrants acclimatizing with the culture of the new land. In this regard, the contribution of the Diaspora to Indian Writing in English is worthy. The present paper highlights the snapshots of Indian Diaspora community presented by major Indian Diaspora Writers like Jhumpa Lahiri, Kiran Desai and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

Author Biography

Dr. Madhavi A. Moharil, Dept. of English, Rajkumar Kewalramani Kanya M.V., Nagpur

Dr. Madhavi A. Moharil is an Associate Professor, Department of English, Rajkumar Kewalramani Kanya Mahavidyalaya (Affiliated to RTM Nagpur University) Nagpur. She has been teaching English Literature to UG students since 2006. She completed a Minor Research Project funded by ICSSR in 2020 and has published papers in journals of National and International repute. She has also attended many National and International Conferences and presented papers.


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How to Cite

Moharil, M. A. (2023). Indian Diasporic Expressions: Springy Journey of Indian Migrants. Journal of Teaching and Research in English Literature, 14(4), 3–7. Retrieved from



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