Nitish Kumar's honourable exit: A brief history of caste politics

Awanish Kumar*

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Nitish Kumar's exit from the National Democratic Alliance may be an honourable one, but he will have to shed his neo-liberal "developmentalist" leanings if he wants to fight the feudal and communal forces that have taken root in Bihar. This article presents a brief history of the politics in Bihar that have led to this break between Nitish Kumar and the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-17
Number of pages3
JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jul 2013


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