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Title: The majoritarian challenge and an Ambedkarite remedy
Authors: Muralidharan, Sukumar
Keywords: Electoral Politics; Identity; Liberal Democracy
Issue Date: Apr-2019
Publisher: Economic and Political Weekly , Sameeksha Trust, Mumbai
Citation: Muralidharan, Sukumar (2019)The majoritarian challenge and an Ambedkarite remedy. Economic and Political Weekly, Volume 54, Number 8, 34-39
Abstract: The greatest weakness of Indian electoral politics, as practised within the Westminster model adopted at independence, is the reward it offers for the politics of exclusion. Several reforms are possible in the electoral system to ensure that the politics of polarisation is not advantageous. If India is not to become a republic of privilege where many are denied basic rights, this aspect must be addressed.
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