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Sacred Elections

The poorest and most socially disadvantaged in India are no less enthusiastic supporters of democracy and the electoral process than the rest. This fact therefore begs the question: "why do people vote?". Through insights gained through long-term ethnographic research, the answer lies in recognising the sacrosanct place elections have come to occupy in modern Indian public life.
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