Nonstate service provision as electoral strategy in India

Tariq Thachil, Assistant Professor of Political Science
March 30, 2011

Professor Thachil’s research focuses on political parties and party-voter linkages, social movements, ethnic politics, and South Asian politics. His work has appeared in Comparative Politics and Contemporary South Asia. We talk with him about how religious nationalists in India use social services to expand their electoral base among the poor.

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