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

Varshney in the Indian Express: Democracy vs democracy

March 14, 2022

In his March 12th, 2022 Indian Express column "Electoral democracy vs constitutional democracy: Post-poll lessons," Ashutosh Varshney discusses BJP's massive victory in four state elections, including UP, the biggest and most vital, he argues. Varshney asks whether India's electoral democracy, vibrant and free, is coming increasingly in conflict with India's Constitution. Read the full article.