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The attitude of society towards disability has undergone tremendous change from time to time. It differs with race, class, gender, nationality, etc. Disability is not just physical disability it also covers mental instability. It depends on how people see the disabled. Disability in general was once associated with curse or evil influence in Indian context. Disability though an external factor but affects the person emotionally. Kiran Desai, a prominent Indian English writer has dealt with disability in a different perspective in Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard. The protagonist, Sampath Chawla has cognitive disability, The readers instead of feeling heavy for Champath, is made to feel light when he becomes the godman of his village. This paper will highlight the disability and the problems faced by the protagonist in the novel Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard.