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Inclusive Democracy and People’s Empowerment

Nehru's Legacy

Nehru may not have succeeded in achieving all that he set out to do, but his contributions have been foundational in building India as a secular, democratic republic which would have a socialistic "common sense." Today the Nehruvian ideals and institutions are under threat. A survey of Nehru's life and work argues for the centrality of his contribution to making India the only postcolonial state which experienced democratic development.



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