December 08, 2016

Lessons In Progress From Tamil Nadu And Dravidian Politics

Visiting Fellow Shankkar Aiyar's fascinating piece in BloombergQuint on the individuality of Tamil Nadu and its politics, and what the rest of the states could learn from it.

 

"An indelible fact of history is that Dravidian parties have dominated Tamil Nadu now for 49 years and 9 months. There is lot that that the DMK and AIADMK have been accused of. Equally relevant is their track record. It is not histrionics alone but a history of transformative progress that has kept them relevant. Unlike the identity warriors in the north, the DMK and the AIADMK have empowered the people and delivered - both social and economic outcomes."

 

Full article here.

Topic : State Capacity / In : OP-EDS
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