Performing Poriborton

Author
Bhanu Joshi, Ashish Ranjan, Neelanjan Sircar
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Centre for Policy Research, India
Abstract
In 2011, Mamata Banerjee and party, Trinamool Congress, stormed to power in West Bengal under the simple slogan poriborton (change). In this piece, Bhanu Joshi, Ashish Ranjan, and Neelanjan explore how Mamata went about demonstrating this change to the West Bengal, as well as the architecture of Trinamool Congress’ thumping victory in the 2016 state election.
Topic
Government, Politics, Governance, Elections, Social Policy
Political Geography
South Asia, India, Asia