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The Novel "2 States", written by Chetan Bhagat is a Novel which deals with Modern aesthetic problems faced by the people especially the youths of this present society. The Novel displays an Autobiographical element for it shows the flashback moments of the author and his Marriage. Bhagat's writing style tends to be simple. The story in "2 states" has been dealt in a kind of Act I, II, III, IV, V way. We find Tongue Cheek humor and reality in his work. Basically, in "2 States" he has tried to show the Indian Society bounded by certain Culture and Tradition, it is about how Love marriages work in India and is again typical in the first person narration.

The story is about Krish and Ananya who hails from different states of India who are deeply in Love and wants to get married against their parent's wish. The name "2 States" and the Map in the cover page only tells the story of a boy who hails from Punjab and the girl Ananya, who hails from Chennai. The whole story is based upon the struggle done by both of them (Krish and Ananya) to convince their parents for Marriage. The story becomes more exciting with the usage of "Bhagatlogia". The whole plot is loosely based on the life story of Chetan Bhagat and his wife Anusha who are from Delhi and Tamil Nadu respectively.

So, Lastly the novel "2 States" is highly appealing and tells the originality of the Indian society and it's culture and tradition which is far more different than the Western lifestyle and the Marriage system. Bhagat's writing is basically known as "Pulp Fiction" and finally there are many youngster writer following his footsteps.

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