Event

Virtual Panel Discussion on The Republic of Bihar
Sankarshan Thakur, Ashwani Kumar, Sanjay Kumar, Manisha Priyam, Rahul Verma
Friday, 30 October 2020 Add to Calendar 2020-10-30 17:00:00 2020-10-30 18:30:00 Asia/Kolkata Virtual Panel Discussion on The Republic of Bihar The Centre for Policy Research invites you to a virtual panel discussion on The Republic of Bihar The panel discussion will feature the following discussants: Sankarshan Thakur, Roving Editor, The Telegraph Ashwani Kumar, Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai Sanjay Kumar, Professor, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) Manisha Priyam, Associate Professor, National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA) Moderator:​ Rahul Verma, Fellow, CPR Register here. The event will be held in Hindi.  The session will also be live-streamed on CPR's Facebook page. If there is an issue, please email communication@cprindia.org. About the Discussion:    The title of this panel discussion is inspired by A. N. Das' classic book "The Republic of Bihar" published in 1992. The 2020 Bihar election is being touted as an inflection point in the electoral history of the state and is set to produce a changed political order with a new vocabulary. The current moment is a good opportunity to look closer into Bihar’s political history, to assess the present moment, and gather cues about the future trajectory of party politics in the state.  The discussants of the panel will draw upon their own work on Bihar to talk about important themes emerging from the current electoral contest - the culmination of the socialist era and a new generation of leaders - that will impact politics in 'the Republic of Bihar’.    The event is held in partnership with the Rosa Luxemberg Stiftung (RLS).   Online via Zoom
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Online via Zoom

The Centre for Policy Research invites you to a virtual panel discussion on The Republic of Bihar

The panel discussion will feature the following discussants:

  • Sankarshan ThakurRoving Editor, The Telegraph
  • Ashwani KumarProfessor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai
  • Sanjay KumarProfessor, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS)
  • Manisha PriyamAssociate Professor, National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA)

Moderator:

  • Rahul VermaFellow, CPR

Register hereThe event will be held in Hindi. 

The session will also be live-streamed on CPR's Facebook page. If there is an issue, please email communication@cprindia.org.

About the Discussion: 
 
The title of this panel discussion is inspired by A. N. Das' classic book "The Republic of Bihar" published in 1992. The 2020 Bihar election is being touted as an inflection point in the electoral history of the state and is set to produce a changed political order with a new vocabulary. The current moment is a good opportunity to look closer into Bihar’s political history, to assess the present moment, and gather cues about the future trajectory of party politics in the state. 

The discussants of the panel will draw upon their own work on Bihar to talk about important themes emerging from the current electoral contest - the culmination of the socialist era and a new generation of leaders - that will impact politics in 'the Republic of Bihar’. 

 
The event is held in partnership with the Rosa Luxemberg Stiftung (RLS).