ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Fractured Mandates and Their Concoctions

The fractured mandates generated by the recent general elections reveal that both national parties, the Congress and the BJP, registered a decline in their vote shares. In a situation where results were largely decided by state level political alignments and considerations, allies and regional parties are now assuming a more important role.

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