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No hope left? Interpreting the West Bengal election results

Ghatak, Maitreesh (2016) No hope left? Interpreting the West Bengal election results. South Asia @ LSE (25 May 2016). Website.

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Abstract

Last week saw a suprise landslide victory for the TMC in West Bengal. Maitreesh Ghatak assesses the drivers of the TMC victory and argues the Left parties in particular did badly because they failed to adapt to the reality that traditional land and trade-union centred policies for rural and urban areas respectively are largely irrelevant in present day Bengal. This article forms part of a series on the 2016 Legislative Assembly Elections. Click here to read more.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: STICERD
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 10:42
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2019 23:38
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74740

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