Facts and Figures of Elections in Urban India

Facts and Figures of Elections in Urban India
Tuesday, 28 December 2010 Add to Calendar 2010-12-28 10:15:00 2010-12-28 11:30:00 Asia/Kolkata Facts and Figures of Elections in Urban India   Facts and Figures of Elections in Urban India Arundhati Maiti and Bhanu Joshi    Arundhati and Bhanu will present work in progress on electoral outcomes in urban India. The presentation will look at electoral outcomes for state legislature and parliamentary elections in urban Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. It also looks at local body elections in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Vasai Virar and Navi Mumbai. It analyses the nature of electoral participation and the congruence and divergence of electoral outcomes.   Arundhati Maiti is a Research Associate at the Center for Policy Research. She has a degree in Regional Planning graduate from the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi and has worked with the Planning Commission and AC Nielsen India.  Bhanu Joshi is Research Assistant at the Center for Policy Research. He graduated in Journalism from University of Delhi in 2010 and has a keen interest in urban politics and political representation.   This is the eleventh in a series of Urban Workshops planned by the Centre de Sciences Humaines (CSH), New Delhi and Centre for Policy Research (CPR). These workshops seek to provoke public discussion on issues relating to the development of the city and try to address all its facets including its administration, culture, economy, society, and politics. For further information, please contact: Marie-Hélène Zerah at marie-helene.zerah@ird.fr or Partha Mukhopadhyay at partha@cprindia.org

  Facts and Figures of Elections in Urban India Arundhati Maiti and Bhanu Joshi    Arundhati and Bhanu will present work in progress on electoral outcomes in urban India. The presentation will look at electoral outcomes for state legislature and parliamentary elections in urban Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. It also looks at local body elections in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Vasai Virar and Navi Mumbai. It analyses the nature of electoral participation and the congruence and divergence of electoral outcomes.   Arundhati Maiti is a Research Associate at the Center for Policy Research. She has a degree in Regional Planning graduate from the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi and has worked with the Planning Commission and AC Nielsen India.  Bhanu Joshi is Research Assistant at the Center for Policy Research. He graduated in Journalism from University of Delhi in 2010 and has a keen interest in urban politics and political representation.   This is the eleventh in a series of Urban Workshops planned by the Centre de Sciences Humaines (CSH), New Delhi and Centre for Policy Research (CPR). These workshops seek to provoke public discussion on issues relating to the development of the city and try to address all its facets including its administration, culture, economy, society, and politics. For further information, please contact: Marie-Hélène Zerah at marie-helene.zerah@ird.fr or Partha Mukhopadhyay at partha@cprindia.org