India Wilkes is the daughter of John Wilkes and the cousin and sister in law of Melanie Hamilton. She first appears in Gone With the Wind in 1861, at the barbecue at Twelve Oaks. She is described to be worn out, and despises Scarlett 'O Hara.
India witnesses an embrace between Scarlett and Ashley Wilkes, and tells Melanie. But Melanie refuses to believe such a thing.
India wilkes is portrayed by Alicia Rhett in the 1939 film.