Congress After Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

By: Zoya Hasan

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The Indian National Congress (INC) has played a pivotal role in nation building in India's political history. Congress after Indira provides an interpretation of contemporary Congress politics and the challenges it has faced due to the political and economic change, both nationally and globally. The book provides an insight into the structure and direction of change within the INC, and the governance agenda essentially with respect to economy, society, polity, and leadership - after Indira Gandhi. The volume talks about the Ayodhya issue, the phase of economic liberalization, and the comeback of the Congress as a ruling party in 2004, as a coalition government for the first time. It also discusses the dualist structure of leadership and how this has shaped the perception of the masses regarding the party. Salient Features Traces the changes within the Indian National Congress after Indira Gandhi. Documents shifts in Indian politics and the subsequent strategy of the Congress. Provides insights into contemporary Indian politics. Based on current material and interviews. Printed Pages: 304.

Title: Congress After Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

Author Name: Zoya Hasan

Categories: India, History, Culture, and Politics,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2012

ISBN: 0195685970

ISBN 13: 9780195685978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 15 x 23 Cm

Seller ID: 037448

Keywords: Congress Indira Gandhi India