January 16, 2013

Good and the Bad of Indian Democracy

Milan Vaishnav, Foreign Affairs

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The Hindu-nationalist leader Narendra Modi's recent election sparked a good deal of controversy. It also sparked an open and substantive debate about economics, liberalism, and social welfare in Gujarat and across all of India -- a rarity in developing democracies and a positive thing as India gears up for nationwide elections in 2014.

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