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For the vast majority, being able to cast a vote freely is an affirmation of their status as equal citizens of India

Banerjee, Mukulika (2016) For the vast majority, being able to cast a vote freely is an affirmation of their status as equal citizens of India. South Asia @ LSE (23 May 2016). Blog.

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Abstract

As Assembly election results are announced across India, Mukulika Banerjee discusses the Indian enthusiasm for elections. She challenges notions that high turnouts are linked to intimidation or inducements, and writes that for many the secret ballot offers hope and reaffirms their identity as an equal citizen of India, worthy of respect. This post forms part of a series of posts on the 2016 Legislative Assembly Elections. Click here to read more.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Departments > Anthropology
Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 10:56
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2017 10:56
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74745

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