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Gujarat: Lotus season is drawing to a close

Since 1974, it’s taken a big movement to bring about a significant change in Gujarat politics. Most recently, the state has witnessed the Patidar movement led by Hardik Patel, and Alpesh Thakor’s movement demanding reservations for the OBCs, along with the protests that followed the Una incident. As the Gujaratis went to vote, what was on their mind? Ashish Ranjan offers a peek

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About The Author

Ashish Ranjan

Ashish Ranjan is a research fellow in Ashoka University, Sonepat.

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