Dr. Anuradha Nongmaithem
Assistant Professor of English
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
National Institute of Technology Agartala
Jirania, West Tripura-799046
The paper is a study of a short story “Rice Bag”written by Salam Tomba in Manipuri language and is translated in English by Tayenjam Bijoykumar Singh. The present study is from the English version. The story centre around Yaima the main protagonist. Man from the time immemoral has been ruling and domination the society irrespective of its georaphical boundaries. Weather they are bread earner of reciever they always wanted to be superior and dominant over the women in the family. The present study bring out the mind set of a middle class family , where his wife is the sole bread earner of the family and he waste his time in drinking. The story also depicts the confliceted mind of a husband who is being suspicious of his wife deeds.
Keywords: Mindset, Manipur, Society, Chauvinistic.