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Narendra Modi and Gujarat after the State Elections

Government Department Public Lecture

Date: Monday 21 January 2013 
Time: 6-8pm 
Venue: NAB 1.15, New Academic Building
Speaker:   Prof Christophe Jaffrelot
Chair: Dann Naseemullah

Professor Christophe Jaffrelot is Research Director at the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) and teaches South Asian politics and history at Sciences Po (Paris).

The state elections of Gujarat are critical in more than one sense for the polity of India. If Narendra Modi is re-elected, he will be the only sitting Chief Minister to overcome the anti-incumbency syndrome for the third time. More importantly he will be in a position to position himself as the BJP candidate to the post of Prime Minister.

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