Marginalization and Agony of Dalit Women in Bama’s Sangati

  • A Kavitha MA English, Sathyabama Institute of Science and TechnologyChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: marginalization, domination, anguish, gender, caste


The paper intense to throws light on the analysis of dalit marginalization in detail and its effect on gender discrimination and caste. The paper will also examine the contribution of the novelist, Bama, in her work “Sangati”. In Indian society, Dalit women are oppressed at the margins by gender and caste. Generally women are facing suppression from men in society. If women were born as dalit community, they should face both male domination and being as a lower caste. Dalit fiction and its scholarly development depend on the shared opinion of social sufferings. It is an analysis of marginaland colonized. The type of dalit literature covers an extensive variety of literary genres. It is not only about whole community but conveyed as an individual. In sangati, Dalit women are anguished from their childhood and Bama portrayed these women from a different perspective.

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Kavitha, A. (2018). Marginalization and Agony of Dalit Women in Bama’s Sangati. Shanlax International Journal of English, 6(2), 137-143. Retrieved from