ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Tokenistic 'Vikas' for Women in Gujarat

In the Gujarat assembly elections 2017, political parties indulged in tokenism vis-à-vis selection of women candidates and foregrounding a mandate for women’s development. The BJP’s rhetoric of “vikas” and Congress party’s experiment of bringing together three dissenting groups for inclusive development will unravel in time.

Mahuva Andolan of Gujarat

The Mahuva Andolan against the construction of a cement plant by Nirma on ecologically sensitive wetlands highlights the limitations of the people’s protest amid the state government’s focus on industrialisation at any cost.
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