This book provides a detailed and comprehensive account of the status of Dalits in India. This book provides information about Dalit movements in the India, their mode of organisation, engagement in politics and contribution to processes of democratization and egalitarianism. It explores the social, economic and cultural content of Dalit transformation in modern India. The detailed conclusion outlines the politics required to facilitate the empowerment of Dalits. This book covers aspirations and struggle of the marginalised Dalit masses and looks forward to a new humanity based on equality, social justice and human dignity.