Congress Voted to Power Why?

Congress Voted to Power: Why?


Yasir Hussain

viii,232 p.; 2009

Includes bibliographical references and index

ISBN-13/ EAN: 9789380297019(Hardbound)


INR 1199.00


LC Subject heading

1. Elections–India. 

2. Political parties–India. 

3. Indian National Congress. 

4. India–Politics and government–21st century.

Bisac Subject:POL015000/POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Parties

About the Book

India is the biggest democracy in the world and the Lok Sabha elections are its biggest celebration, for people elect their Government. The elections to the 15th Lok Sabha were held in April-May 2009 in which the Congress was voted to power. This book presents a critical analysis of the performance of different parties in this election. Tracing the historical background of the Indian National Congress, it examines the various factors that led the Congress to power. Also, it highlights the follies committed by the BJP and the Left parties which spelt dooms for them.

About the Author

YasirHussain (1976- ) is a journalist qualified from the Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. He regularly writes for different magazines and newspapers on socio-political issues. Also, he has to his credit two books, namely, The Assassination of Benazir Bhutto and SAFTA: Potential and Challenges.


Introduction — he Decline and Revival of the Indian National Congress – Lok Sabha Elections, 2004 – Lok Sabha Elections, 2009 — Congress Voted to Power: Why? — Follies of the BJP and the Left

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