ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Indian Electoral Democracy: The Only Game in Town

The all pervasive importance given to the electoral aspect of formal democracy in India hides the inefficacy of institutions of democracy and governance as they exist today. In some sense, elections are used as tools of legitimation by the ruling classes of policies that are inimical to the interests of the majority who vote. Why is it then that voters vote?

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