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“An examination of Indira Gandhi’s second term of office offers an urgent history lesson – we need to study it to understand the present”

Banerjee, Mukulika (2015) “An examination of Indira Gandhi’s second term of office offers an urgent history lesson – we need to study it to understand the present”. South Asia @ LSE (25 Apr 2015). Blog.

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Abstract

Mukulika Banerjee discusses Diego Maiorano’s new book, which looks in detail at Indira Gandhi’s last years as Prime Minister. She highlights the synergies between Mrs Gandhi and current PM Narendra Modi, and writes that this study of the years 1980-1984 offers important insights into key traits which characterise Indian politics today.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
Sets: Departments > Anthropology
Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 02 May 2017 13:24
Last Modified: 02 May 2017 13:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74994

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