ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Muslim Resurgence in Urban Local Bodies of Uttar Pradesh

The recent elections to urban local governments in Uttar Pradesh showed an astonishing increase in Muslim representation. In a state where they constitute 18% of the total population, Muslim candidates were elected to almost a third of the urban local body seats. What is even more surprising is that this trend is present in all regions of the state.

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