Who Cares About Economic Ideology?

By Arathy Puthillam, Sampada Karandikar and Hansika Kapoor (Monk Prayogshala)

In 2014, India elected its first absolute majority government in 30 years; the majority leader Narendra Modi’s right-wing populist party was elected largely on the promise of economic development. Given his previous stint as the chief minister of Gujarat, a state in Western India, his campaign was fueled by the proposal that…