"My stories, My family’s stories, were not stories in India. They were just life.” The first line of Sujatha Gidla’s non-fiction Ants Among Elephants is an indictment of Indian society well after untouchability was abolished by the Constitution in 1950. Writing in 2016, Sujatha describes herself as a Christian untouchable: a Mala. The lot of her cohort in the past was/is to perform whatever menial tasks caste Hindus require. She is also a Baptist who attended mission schools. She hold