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Electoral Politics in Urban India

The results of 16th Lok Sabha elections somehow pose a serious challenge to the conventional distinction between urban and rural Indian voting behaviour. The assumption that urban India attracts more towards sophisticated and mature issues (such as political stability of the governments, growth of the economy, urbanisation and so on) while rural India gets trapped in emotional issues and votes on caste/religious lines, turned out to be rather irrelevant this time.


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