Victims of Untouchabilty in Sujatha Gidla’s Ants among Elephants

  • G Vishal Sridhar M.Phil. Research Scholar, PG & Research Department of English, Govt. Muthurangam Arts College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Untouchabilty, Caste, Dalit, Poverty, Atrocities, Injustice, Prejudice, Education


The article examines the lives of Dalits in contemporary India with specific reference to Sujatha Gidla’s Ants Among Elephants. She had exposed the reality of socio-economic nature of India where the struggles of Dalits cannot be expressed in words. The atrocities committed against the community are still continuing with strong political support. It also examines the themes of exploitation, marginalisation, and untouchability. The main objective is to analyse and expose the reality of casteism still prevailing in the modern era witnessed by development. It also concludes that education can be a source of emancipation from these social evils.

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Vishal Sridhar, G. (2020). Victims of Untouchabilty in Sujatha Gidla’s Ants among Elephants. Shanlax International Journal of English, 9(1), 25-28.