Author Archives: Subir Sinha

About Subir Sinha

Subir Sinha is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS. A historian and political scientist by academic training, he studies the increasing political power of India's poor by looking at their social movements. He is also interested in how the Indian state and transnational development agencies shape their politics.

‘Development’ and the Indian General Elections by Subir Sinha

By Subir Sinha|April 9, 2014|Development|

‘Development’ has become a key criterion for a substantial and vocal section of the Indian electorate to decide for whom they will vote in the Indian general elections. Particularly for the supporters of Narendra Modi, the BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, his USP is that during three continuous terms as Chief Minister of the state of Gujarat, he has been an exemplary developer, and that this makes him the right man

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