Discussion on 'How India Voted: Making Sense of the 2019 General Election'

Discussion on 'How India Voted: Making Sense of the 2019 General Election'
Monday, 27 May 2019 Add to Calendar 2019-05-27 18:00:00 2019-05-27 18:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Discussion on 'How India Voted: Making Sense of the 2019 General Election' An evidence-based analysis of data from the 2019 General Election by Rahul Verma and Neelanjan Sircar followed by a panel discussion featuring:  Yogendra Yadav, National President, Swaraj India Shekhar Gupta, Founder, The Print Tariq Thachil, Associate Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, Indian Express G Sampath, Social Affairs Editor, The Hindu ​The discussion will be moderated by Yamini Aiyar, President and Chief Executive, Centre for Policy Research. The 2019 elections mark a turning point in Indian politics. With the results consolidating the dominance of the Bharatiya Janata Party, it also casts doubts on the future of the Indian National Congress. What will the May 23rd results mean for India's future and its developmental trajectory? CPR Fellows Rahul Verma and Neelanjan Sircar will dive deep into the numbers behind the 2019 verdict and its implications on the future of Indian politics. This will be followed by a panel discussion reflecting on the analysis presented by Verma and Sircar. Panellists would also share their insights on what constituted the election verdict of 2019. This event is the latest in the 2019 Election Analysis done at CPR. Two recent videos by CPR faculty unpacking election polling and the future of the Indian Party System can be accessed here: Poll Roundup — What the Exit Polls Mean? Elections 2019 and the Future of the Indian Party System Please RSVP at president.cpr@cprindia.org. Multipurpose Hall, Kamaladevi Complex, India International Centre
6:00 pm
Multipurpose Hall, Kamaladevi Complex, India International Centre
Part 1: Discussion
Part 2: Q&A

An evidence-based analysis of data from the 2019 General Election by Rahul Verma and Neelanjan Sircar followed by a panel discussion featuring: 

  • Yogendra Yadav, National President, Swaraj India
  • Shekhar Gupta, Founder, The Print
  • Tariq Thachil, Associate Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University
  • Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, Indian Express
  • G Sampath, Social Affairs Editor, The Hindu

The discussion will be moderated by Yamini Aiyar, President and Chief Executive, Centre for Policy Research.

The 2019 elections mark a turning point in Indian politics. With the results consolidating the dominance of the Bharatiya Janata Party, it also casts doubts on the future of the Indian National Congress. What will the May 23rd results mean for India's future and its developmental trajectory?

CPR Fellows Rahul Verma and Neelanjan Sircar will dive deep into the numbers behind the 2019 verdict and its implications on the future of Indian politics. This will be followed by a panel discussion reflecting on the analysis presented by Verma and Sircar.

Panellists would also share their insights on what constituted the election verdict of 2019.

This event is the latest in the 2019 Election Analysis done at CPR. Two recent videos by CPR faculty unpacking election polling and the future of the Indian Party System can be accessed here:

Please RSVP at president.cpr@cprindia.org.


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