Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

The Yogi gamble

April 18, 2017

In his April 17th, 2017 article, Professor Varshney analysizes Modi's choice of Yogi Adityanath as UP's chief minister, which marks the first time in post-1947 India that the head of a religious institution/order is also head of a major state. Varshney also offers a possible answer to the question: can Muslim vote be made irrelevant in India's democracy? Read to full article published inĀ The Indian Express.