In 2014 the BJP rode the Modi-wave to power. With the Modi magic waning, and no wave in sight, the 2019 elections will be a story of alliances and partnerships
Tens of millions of people start voting over the next five weeks in the first phase of India’s giant general election.
The missing ingredient in this mix of economics and geopolitics is deeper cultural understanding. The 2019 Indian elections are an opportunity to change that.
Even with the increased patriotic fervour, the BJP will find it difficult to repeat its sweeping success of 2014.