By Suhas Palshikar,Sanjay Kumar,Sanjay Lodha
The normal elections held in 2014 in India — the biggest democracy on the earth — to decide on the sixteenth Lok Sabha introduced in dramatic effects. this significant quantity explains not just the startling victory of the Bharatiya Janata get together (BJP) but additionally the both mind-blowing downfall of the Congress social gathering. It examines now not why BJP gained and the Congress misplaced, yet why the size of BJP’s victory and that of Congress’s defeat was once so very diversified from the implications within the years 2004 and 2009. the quantity provides an in-depth research of the electoral effects, state-wise reports, the standards prime as much as those results, and the line India has travelled due to the fact then.
With contributions from India’s prime political scientists, psephologists, sociologists and political commentators, this booklet could be of serious curiosity to students and researchers of Indian politics, democracy and political events, in addition to South Asian studies.
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