Chaitanya is a referred and peer-reviewed journal. Chaitanya is a Multi-Disciplinary, Multilingual and Educational E-Journal published quarterly by school of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad. Chaitanya has a wide scope of scholarly research papers, research proposals, articles etc of all the subjects of Humanities and Social Science in English, Hindi, Gujarati and Sanskrit. Original and unpublished works can be submitted within the range of 2000 words in Microsoft Word file with A4 size paper in 12 point Times New Roman fonts for English, Shruti fonts for Gujarati, Mangal fonts for Hindi and Sanskrit. Follow latest MLA stylesheet for documentation and references of your work. Authors are completely responsible for plagiarism of their work. We accept your work through email

Current Issue


S.No.Article Title & Authors Page NoDownload
1. RESISTANCE IN TELUGU POETRY: AN OVERVIEW
Dr. Nellutla Rajani
(6-10)
2. RELIVING MYTHOLOGY IN THE STORIES OF SHASHI DESHPANDE
Dr. Pratima Shah
(11-20)
3. ENHANCING SECURITY OF ANDROID BASED SMART DEVICES
Nisha Shah
(21-27)
4. "LIBRARIES AND SOCIAL MEDIA: MODERN PRACTICES AND COMING OPPORTUNITIES”
Patel Mahendra B.,Dr. Priyanki R. Vyas
(28-33)
5. "PORTRAYAL OF INDIAN CULTURE" IN INDIAN TELEVISION
Dr. Awa Shukla
(34-41)
6. UNHEARD AGONY: PORTRAYAL OF DALIT VOICES IN A FINE BALANCE BY ROHINTON MISTRY
Mahesh Bhatt, Sameer Solanki
(42-48)
7. REVIEWING 'LOSS AND GAIN' IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF ANGALIYAT
Mihir Dave, Dr. Paresh Joshi
(49-55)
8. GENDER MATTERS – A STUDY IN DISCRIMINATION AGAINST THE DAUGHTERS AT THE HANDS OF THE MOTHER AND THE GRANDMOTHER IN THE DARK HOLDS NO TERROR AND DAUGHTER’S DAUGHTER
Jinaal Brahmbhatt
(56-62)
9. THE LANGUAGE OF DIASPORA IN JHUMPA LAHIRI'S 'THE UNACCUSTOMED EARTH'
Dr. Priti Lavkesh Patel
(63-69)
10. GEOPOLITICAL ISSUES IN THE IMMORTALS OF MELUHA
Saurabh R. Vaishnav, Dr. Jagdish S. Joshi
(70-76)
11. PADMA DESAI’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY "BREAKING OUT: AN INDIAN WOMAN’S AMERICAN JOURNEY” : AS A SOCIAL DISCOURSE
Viral Upadhyay
(77-84)
12. ॥ भारतीय दर्शन में संस्कृति एवं धर्म ॥
चावडा पायल वी.
(85-91)
13. સિંધુખીણ સભ્યતાની ભાષા એ તેની ચિત્ર લિપિ અને તેના ચિત્રો
ડો. સોનલ એલ. ચૌધરી
(92-98)
14. भारतीय नारी की व्यथा-कथा का दस्तावेज़ : ‘अनुभूति के घेरे’
डॉ. रवीन्द्र एम. अमीन
(99-105)

Past Issues


January-2019
Volume: 1 |Issue: 1

Editorial Board


Editorial Board NameContact Details
Prof. (Dr.) Ami Upadhyay
( Ph.D. )
Vice Chancellor, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad.
ami.upadhyay@baou.edu.in
Prof. (Dr.) Avadheshkumar Singh
( Ph.D. )
Vice Chancellor, Auro University
avadhesh06@gmail.com
Stephanos Stephanides
Ph.D.
Professor,
University of Cyprus
steve@ucy.ac.cy
Dr. Yogendra Parekh NET, Ph.D. (Faculty of Gujarati)
Professor,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, BAOU.
yogendra.parekh@baou.edu.in
Dr. Priyanki Vyas
Ph.D. (Faculty of Library and Information Science)
Associate Professor,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, BAOU.
priyanki.vays@baou.edu.in
Dr. Awa Shukla
Ph.D. (Faculty of journalism and Mass communication)
Assistant Professor, Director (SS),
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, BAOU.
awa.shukla@baou.edu.in
Dr. Hetal Gandhi
NET, M.Phil., Ph.D. (Faculty of Gujarati)
Assistant Professor,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, BAOU.
hetal.gandhi@baou.edu.in
Dr. Kruti Chhaya
GSLET, M.Phil. , Ph.D. (Faculty of Economics)
Assistant Professor,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, BAOU.
kruti.chhaya@baou.edu.in
Dr. Sanjay Patel
Ph.D. (Faculty of Social Science)
Assistant Professor,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, BAOU.
sanjay.patel@baou.edu.in
Dr. Archana Mishra
Ph.D. (Faculty of Hindi)
Assistant Professor,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, BAOU.
archana.mishra@baou.edu.in
Dr. Sonal Chaudhari
GSLET, Ph.D. (Faculty of History)
Assistant Professor,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, BAOU.
sonal.chaudhari@baou.edu.in
Dr. Diptiba Gohil
Ph.D. (Faculty of Political Science)
Assistant Professor,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, BAOU.
dipti.gohil@baou.edu.in
Mr. Digish Vyas
NET (Faculty of Performing Arts)
Assistant Professor,
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, BAOU.
digish.vyas@baou.edu.in

Author's Guideline


  • "Chaitanya” Journal has limited scope for scholarly articles and research papers. However, articles can be submitted within the range of 2000 words in English, Hindi or Gujarati Language.

  • Contributors may send their articles, research papers, abstracts of research, gleanings and comments for the publication.

  • The manuscript should be neatly printed with double spacing and margin along with (Microsoft Word).

  • Each article must be preceded by an abstract in preferred language and succeeded by a list of references cited. The references should follow APA / MLA style manual.

  • Name(s) of authors and their organization should be accompanied with the article, so readers may contact if necessary contect details : Dr. Priyanki vyas - 7434852682

  • Authors may be asked to amend, rewrite or shorten articles or accept amendments made by the editors. No guarantee of publication can be given and articles maybe held over to a later issue.

  • The author(s) will receive a copy of issue through email in which their article is published.

  • Authors are responsible for the facts and opinions expressed in their articles which need not necessarily be those of the editors or the publisher.

  • Author, whose articles are accepted, will be communicated, if they have enclosed self-addressed envelope with adequate stamps.

  • All books and publications for review, exchange of periodicals and all business communication should be addressed directly to the Editor.

  • Manuscripts of accepted and not accepted articles are not returned.

  • No correspondence can be entertained regarding editorial policy.

  • All Disputes are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts and forums in Ahmedabad only.

About the journal


Chaitanya is a Refereed & Peer-Reviewed Journal. It is published by School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad. The School of Humanities and Social Science offers a vast range of teaching and research opportunities that contribute to the advancement of human understanding. We take pride in our stimulating teaching and vigorous research to foster the development of our students and staff. The school is involved in research and teaching. It offers higher degree programmes leading to the award of Doctoral, Master's, Bachelor’s degrees. The school attempts at integrating human values and social concerns. It undertakes teaching and research programmes in the areas of English, Hindi, Gujarati, Sanskrit, History, Economics, Political Science, Social Science, Public Administrator, Fine Arts and related interdisciplinary subjects over the years.

Chaitanya provides a platform to scholarly research papers in all the subjects of Humanities and Social Sciences in any of the four languages English, Hindi, Gujarati and Sanskrit. It is an open-access journal which focuses on methodological advances, innovations, and insights in qualitative or mixed methods studies. The journal was first launched in the year 2019. Blind referee system is followed for review of the contributions before publication. No correspondence can be entertained regarding editorial policy. Unpublished, original contributions can be submitted within the range of 2000 words. The contributors are fully responsible for the content of their work and plagiarism. We accept your contributions through e-mail or our online submission system only.

Keywords to describe the journal:

Chaitanya, multilingual, full-text, scholarly, peer-reviewed, refereed, journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

Aims and Scope


Chaitanya publishes peer-reviewed, original research and review articles in an interactive, open-access format. It has a wide scope for scholarly research papers, research proposals, articles etc. Chaitanya assesses the scientific and research methods of each article for the efficacy of articles exclusively based on the research. All articles are expertly copyedited and typeset to guarantee quality.

The individuals who should submit to Chaitanya include:

  • Authors who need their articles to get free, broad, and worldwide dissemination on an incredible, exceptionally discoverable publishing stage.
  • Authors who need their articles marked and showcased by a world-driving publisher.
  • Authors who need or want their articles to be open access.

It means to connect educational research journal and practical publications. It covers the full scope of qualitative research papers and innovation portrayals. The journal is devoted to publishing papers related to all the subjects of Humanities and Social Sciences in any of the four languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati and Sanskrit.

Editorial Board


Submission Guidelines


All the papers for publication should be emailed to Download

declaration certificate from this link

Chaitanya will just accept maximum two articles put together by the same or similar author/researcher at once. The manuscripts of adequate quality that meet the aims and scope of Chaitanya will be blindly peer-reviewed. As a feature of the submission procedure, you will be required to declare that you are submitting your original work, that you possess the rights of the work, that you are submitting the work for the first time in the journal and that it is not being considered for publication somewhere else and has not as of now been published somewhere else, and that you can supply every single important permission for the republication of any copyrights not possessed by you. You must cite all the sources you have consulted. Paper must be free from any kind of plagiarism. You are required to download the declaration certificate from here Click Here, sign it and submit the scanned copy of the same with your paper.

Original works are welcomed from academicians, research scholars, and researchers. Papers are acknowledged through email are accepted with the understanding that they have not been accepted, submitted or acknowledged for production somewhere else.

Papers are accepted for publication may not be published somewhere else in a similar structure, either in the language of the paper or some other language, without the approval of the editorial board.

Style: Manuscripts should be sent to the editorial board via e-mail The paper should follow MLA style for writing research papers. The document has to be composed using the following software:

MS-WORD, A4 size, Font: English=Times New Roman, Gujarati = Shruti and Hindi = Mangal. The font should be of 12-point size for the main text and 14-point size for the title.

Length: A Transactions paper should not exceed 25 A4 size pages.

Order of parts: Title of article, authors’ names, authors’ institutional affiliations, abstract (200- 300 words suitable for abstracting services), key-words, main text, tables (each starting with a caption) and figure captions, list of symbols and abbreviations (if necessary), numbered list of references, and original figures.

Title: The title of the paper should be concise and definitive. The size of the fonts should be 14 points.

Author Names and Affiliations: It is journal policy that each one of the individuals who have taken part significantly in the specialized parts of a paper is perceived as co-authors or cited in the acknowledgements. On account of a paper with more than one author, correspondence concerning the paper will be sent to the first author except staff is advised something else.

Author name should consist of first name, middle initial, last name. The author affiliation should consist of the following, as applicable, in the order noted:

Different scholarly identifications are to be provided like Scopus, Researcher, ORCID University/Institute or college (with department name) Postal address City, state Country name Telephone, fax, and e-mail

Abstract: An abstract (200-300 words maximum) should open the paper. The purposes of an abstract are:

  • To give a clear indication of the objective, scope, and results of the paper so that readers may decide whether the full text will be of particular interest to them;
  • To provide keywords and phrases for indexing, abstracting, and recovery purposes

Reference: The list of works cited must be provided at the end of the paper. It should be prepared following MLA style of documenting research publications.

Paper Acceptance: The final decision of publication is made by the editors upon recommendation of the peer reviewers and referees.

Copyright: Each article must be joined by an explanation that it has been neither published nor submitted for publication, in entire or to some extent, either in a series, professional journal or as a part in the book which is officially published and made available to the people in general. For the common advantage and insurance of authors and publishers, it is necessary that authors provide formal written approval to publish and transfer of copyright form before publication of the work.

Frequency of Publication: Four issues in a year.

Journal Permission


As a rule, permission should be sought from the rights holder to reproduce any part of a copyrighted work. This incorporates any content, illustrations, charts, diagrams, photographs, or other material from previously published sources. Getting permission to re-utilize content is simple. Send an email to the journal on Email: for quick and simple way to get permission.