Ep. 03: The First Indian Vote


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With election season coming around, here's a look back at the first Indian elections. Ornit Shani joins Hamsini Hariharan to discuss how the government prepared for the first Indian elections between 1951 and 1952. For questions or comments, reach out to the host @HamsiniH or on Instagram @statesofanarchy.

Read More:

  1. How India Became Democratic: Citizenship and the Making of the Universal Franchise by Ornit Shani

  2. Reports by the Election Commission

  3. Every Vote Counts: The Story of Indian Elections by Navin Chawla

  4. An Undocumnted Wonder: The Making of the Great Indian Election by Sy Quraishi

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