Dalit women are awfully susceptible to violence mainly by the people from higher strata. Due to patriarchal status it effectively legitimizes upper caste men’s exercise power and force over women from lower strata. Exercise of power to dominate women is explicitly manifested in their attacks on Dalit women. The paper showcases not only the weaker side of the women but it also focuses about the upsurge from the women.
Untouchability, Dalit revolution, Dalit literature, gender, patriarchy, domination, societal hegemony, protest, freedom, respectability.