Decoding the 2019 Indian Elections

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A CASI Panel Discussion 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. PANELISTS: 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 MODERATOR: Marshall M. Bouton Acting Director & Visiting Scholar Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI)

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