Dalit literature has so very visibly expanded the horizon of Indian literature and criticism and transformed people’s preferences. Dalit literature has awakened many new social strata and made new literary contributions. This literature has always stood for Equality, freedom and social justice. There are This book on the emerging perspectives on Dalit Literature offers to fill the gray areas and address the huge gap in the current day literary discussion and debate (that hide entire sections of our literary and artistic culture), through an alternative perspective, analyzing the Dalit Literature and Culture in its myriad facets and that too on a large scale and in an international context. The contributors in this book seek to serve the primary objective of initiating an alternative perspective in literary studies and criticism and create space for the voices and opinions which have largely been ignored and overlooked.