Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Varshney in the New York Times, on Elections in India's Largest State

March 6, 2012

Ashutosh Varshney, professor of Political Science and founding director of the
Institute-based India Initiative, commented on the Indian political landscape in the
New York Times today
.

Varshney spoke in the aftermath of the governing National Congress Party’s defeat
in the country’s largest state, Uttar Pradesh. Professor Varshney is a frequent
observer of Indian society, politics and economics in the domestic and international
press.