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The theories regarding self, being and identity formation has always been at the locus of all philosophies. Plethora of philosophical dialogues and discourses has been intertwined to understand the rubrics of self and being since time immemorial. Postmodern era encompasses the fractured and hybrid self which is to be understood by understanding the process of formation. In postcolonial era formation of self subsumes class, cast and gender as paramount factors. The paper analyze those factors in detail which provides development of a postcolonial protagonist in Indian context. The postcolonial/Dissensual model of the genre does not surrenders to the traditional conventions of the genre but the failure itself becomes a new perspective of development.