Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

"A more decentralised form of government would encourage more participation."

-Patrick Heller, professor of sociology and international studies, in Business Standard

Media Coverage of Newly Released Study on Civic Engagement in Bengaluru

Ashutosh Varshney and Patrick Heller of the Brown-India Initiative and the Watson Institute are among the co-authors.

"Bengaluru votes and forgets, says survey" - The Times of India

"We need to think about state's accountability between polls: Varshney" - Business Standard

"City flunks in citizenship index study" - Bangalore Mirror

"Level of citizen engagement low in city, says Janaagraha report" - Bangalore Central


Read the full report here.