A newspaper with a wraparound cover featuring an image of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sits on a bicycle rack in rural Haryana, India, on May 8. Investment in a strong state unlocks many possible options for tackling India’s housing crisis. Photo: Bloomberg
Chandran Nair
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Chandran Nair

The true measure of Indian democracy is found outside the ballot box

  • The world’s largest democracy, now awaiting the results of its weeks-long election process, needs to become an effective state that can deliver improvements to people’s lives, especially for the millions whose basic needs are barely met

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A newspaper with a wraparound cover featuring an image of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sits on a bicycle rack in rural Haryana, India, on May 8. Investment in a strong state unlocks many possible options for tackling India’s housing crisis. Photo: Bloomberg
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Chandran Nair

Chandran Nair

Chandran Nair is the founder of the Global Institute for Tomorrow and member of the Club of Rome. He is also the author of The Sustainable State: The Future of Government, Economy and Society