The Decline of the Congress System; Rise of a BJP-Dominated System? A guest lecture by Prof. Pradeep Chhibber

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Date: Dec. 14, 2016

Venue: Bhabha Hall, Naoroji Campus, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai


The M.S. Gore Policy Research Group, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, is pleased to invite you to the guest lecture by Prof. Pradeep Chhibber on ‘The Decline of the Congress System; Rise of a BJP-Dominated System?’, as part of Prof. Rajni Kothari Memorial Lecture Series.

The M.S. Gore Policy Research Group is a student forum for policy-related research and advocacy at the Centre for Public Policy, Habitat & Human Development, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Dr. Pradeep Chhibber is the Professor and Indo-American Community Chair in India Studies and Director of the Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley. He has produced some of the most influential works on Indian politics and party systems. His book ‘The Formation of National Party Systems: Federalism and Party Competition in Britain, Canada, India and the United States’ won the Leon Epstein Award in 2005 for the best book published in the previous two years in the area of political parties and organizations!

This session is a part of the lecture series dedicated to the legendary Prof. Rajni Kothari, whose intellectual prowess and unwavering activism gave the country lasting institutions and ideals which have inspired countless generations of students and academicians. We welcome you all!

Prof. Ashwani Kumar, PRG Mentor & Dr. Sandhya Iyer, PRG Coordinator
M.S. Gore Policy Research Group