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Saffron 'Modernity' in India - Narendra Modi and His Experiment with Gujarat (Hardcover) Loot Price: R410
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Saffron 'Modernity' in India - Narendra Modi and His Experiment with Gujarat (Hardcover): Christophe Jaffrelot

Saffron 'Modernity' in India - Narendra Modi and His Experiment with Gujarat (Hardcover)

Christophe Jaffrelot

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In 2012 Narendra Modi became the first Hindu nationalist politician to be elected three times to the helm of one of the states of the Indian Union, his stewardship as chief minister of Gujarat being the longest incumbency in the state's history. Modi and his BJP supporters explain his achievement by the double digit economic growth enjoyed in Gujarat under his stewardship, yet his detractors point out that Modi has been more business friendly than market friendly and that the state underwent twelve years of growth without development, resulting in great social polarisation. Polarisation is key to Modi's strategy. In 2002, an anti-Muslim pogrom of unparalleled ferocity occurred in Gujarat, leading to the biggest number of Muslim deaths since Partition. The Hindu majority immediately rallied around Modi in the areas which had been most affected by the violence. No serious riot has occurred since then, but Modi has cultivated his communal image. A marketing genius, he combines in his communication repertoire Hindutva politics and economic modernisation, something the middle class of Gujarat clearly appreciates. But that may turn out to be true for the rest of India too, in which case his regional experiment may be the launchpad that propels 'NAMO' towards the zenith of national politics.

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Imprint: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: November 2019
Authors: Christophe Jaffrelot
Dimensions: 216 x 138mm (L x W)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
ISBN-13: 978-1-84904-429-5
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political parties > General
LSN: 1-84904-429-5
Barcode: 9781849044295

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