ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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GOA-A Democratic Verdict

A Democratic Verdict? Peter Ronald deSouza Goan society is undergoing a subtle process of alignments and realignments which is reflected in its politics. Analysing the 1994 assembly elections in Goa in terms of democratic theory, this paper underlines certain important factors which characterise and shape current Goan politics: an intense competition between communities for spoils of politics, dissidence among party leaders, and a calculating voter.

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