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Electoral Politics and the State of India’s Democracy

The 2019 Parliamentary Elections in India: Democracy at the Crossroads? edited by Subrata K Mitra, Rekha Saxena and Pampa Mukherjee, Routledge, 2022; pp XXX-354, `1,595 (hardback).

A Big Pay-off for BJP’s Aggressive Campaign in Jharkhand

The success of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Jharkhand in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections was enabled by the popularity of Narendra Modi as the prime ministerial candidate, people’s perception of the BJP being the saviour of the nation, and a sense of satisfaction with the performance of its government at the centre. However, most of these factors will not be able to mobilise the voters in favour of the party in the forthcoming assembly elections.

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