Political `Darshan' as Development in Karnataka
Publication Type:Journal Articles
Source:Economic and Political Weekly, Volume 42, Number 30, p.3076–3079 (2007)
From its position as a middle ranking state, Karnataka now competes to be emblematic of globalising India. The state?s development trajectory is beset with many unaddressed tensions. The current dispensation in the state has discovered a new form of statecraft ? political ?darshan? ? in the form of instant development, mass counselling and public spiritualism.
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