ESRC Research Fellow, Dept of International Development, University of Oxford
Indrajit Roy focuses on the political sociology of transition in the Global South. His research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of sociology, politics and public policy in a comparative perspective. Indrajit’s monograph The Politics of the Poor: Negotiating Democracy in Eastern India is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. He has published widely in peer-reviewed journals as well as in the popular media.
Let us now turn to the NDA's self-styled development platform. The less said on this count the better. Even as the State was recovering from Mr. Amit Shah's 'fireworks in Pakistan' comment, came Mr. Modi's irrelevant insinuations that Mr. Yadav has betrayed the Yadav community by promoting beef-eating.