By Rajdeep Sardesai
The 2014 Indian common elections has been considered as crucial elections in Indian historical past due to the fact that 1977. It observed the decimation of the ruling Congress get together, a staggering victory for the BJP and a brand new type of campaigning that broke each rule within the political online game. yet how and why? In his riveting ebook, Rajdeep Sardesai tracks the tale of this pivotal election via all of the key avid gamers and the massive information tales. starting with 2012, while Narendra Modi received the kingdom elections in Gujarat for a 3rd time yet set his attractions on a much bigger prize, to the scandals that crippled Manmohan Singh and UPA-II, and relocating to the back-room options of group Modi, the extreme missteps of Rahul Gandhi and the political dramas of election yr, he attracts a wide ranging photograph of the yr that modified India.
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2014: The Election That Changed India by Rajdeep Sardesai