Dynastic Ambition

Dynastic Ambition by Kedar Nath Sharma in pdf

Writer: Kedar Nath Sharma
Size: 2.4 MB
Pages: 343
Language: English
Format: Pdf
Price: Free
Publish Date: August 2018

The Nehru-Gandhi political party in India has had more power and influence over the nation than any other political party in the democratic world. In the largest democracy in the world, a Nehru-Gandhi has been in charge for all but 22 of the seventy years that India has been independent. And now, a fourth generation heir has entered the fray to reclaim the monarchy that the rival Bharatiya Janata Party managed to capture in 2014. Some important issues have been brought up by the family's continued dominance in Indian politics. Has India's democracy benefited from this familial rule? Have the people at the top of the power structure actually lived up to the democratic, secular, and socialist ideals that their supporting party claims they do?