March 30, 2014

Beware India's Angry Middle Class

Jack Goldstone, The Hindu

The Associated Press

Not only the coming election, but what follows this election, will determine whether India’s democracy remains peaceful. Much hope for change is riding on this election, but if whoever emerges as the victor does not deliver meaningful change, and puts India firmly back on the road to rapid economic growth with a more open and responsible government, then India’s middle classes will be angry as well. Today’s scenes from Caracas and Istanbul may then be repeated in New Delhi before too long.

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