Browsing: The New BJP

Nalin Mehta’s latest book The New BJP: Modi and the Making of the World’s Largest Political Party is now out. A revisionist history of the BJP, this is a non-partisan study of the party’s political growth, already being acclaimed as a ‘classic’.  It has been published by Westland (Amazon) in South Asia, after a fiercely-contested auction featuring the top six publishers in India. Translations in Indian regional languages are also on the way. 

Outside of the local political dynamics of Agartala, Kohima, and Shillong, the results of the latest assembly elections indicate that the processes that drove this wider reframing of the regional political chessboard over the last eight years by Modi’s new BJP have deepened and taken greater root

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