Verdict 2019 and Beyond

Published on: May 30, 2019

The verdict showed that barring Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and a few other places, these elections were primarily driven by just two sentiments – consolidation of people along a majoritarian identity and confidence in one person.




In this episode of ‘Present, Past and the Future’, senior journalist Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay is in conversation with Balveer Arora, an eminent political scientist and Anirudh Deshpande, associate professor at the History Department, Delhi University. They speak about the recent electoral verdict which marks an inflection point in India's social and political history. The verdict showed that barring Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and a few other places, these elections were primarily driven by just two sentiments – consolidation of people along a majoritarian identity and confidence in one person.

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