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Decoding the 2019 Indian Elections: Panel Discussion

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 05:00
Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science & Economics (Forum, 2nd Floor) 133 South 36th Street Philadelphia PA 19104-6215


Podcast (Audio only)

Election time is upon us again in India. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured a sweeping victory in the last national elections, but in the last year, the race has become competitive. What are the key issues for voters in these elections? How much will caste and religion matter? Who has the edge? Our panel of experts attempts to cut through the fog and make sense of the upcoming Indian elections.


Tanvi Madan
Director, The India Project
Fellow, Foreign Policy
Project on International Order & Strategy
The Brookings Institution

Neelanjan Sircar
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Ashoka University
Senior Fellow, CPR, New Delhi
CASI Spring 2019 Visiting Scholar

Milan Vaishnav
Director & Senior Fellow
South Asia Program
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar


Marshall M. Bouton
Acting Director & Visiting Scholar
Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI)



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