Social Class In Antonio Gramsci's Sangati

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Sangati is a realistic portrayal of a serious of incidents which emphasize the atrocities of Dalit women facing day to day life. Sangati is a story not just of one individual, but of a pariah community. It is packed with the themes like women facing sexual assaults, inequality of treatment both at work and at home, health issues, injustice, and child marriages. Bama recalls how boys and girls of her community are being treated differently from childhood. Boys have been given more privileges and advantages than girls. Subaltern, meaning ‘of inferior rank’, is a term adopted by Antonio Gramsci to refer to those groups in society who are subject to the hegemony of the ruling classes. Subaltern classes may include peasants, workers, and other groups denied access to ‘hegemonic’ power. Since the history of the ruling classes is realized in the state, history is the history of the states and dominant groups, Gramsci was interested in the historiography of the subaltern classes. Subaltern means which who are suffering by caste, race, gender, sexual, religion and ethnicity. But Sangathi novel describes only few discrimination what are all the…show more content…
It includes individual attitudes, behaviors, systems of policies and practice that are set up to benefit the upper class at the expense of the lower class or vice versa. Religion in India is characterized by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Secularism in India means treatment of all religions equally by the state. India is a secular state by the 42 and amendment act of constitution in 1976. The Indian subcontinent is the birthplace for four of the world’s major religions; namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. Throughout India’s history, religion has been an important part of the country’s culture. Religious diversity and religious tolerance are both established in the country by the law and
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