Elections and the affluent Indian

First the good news. In a recent cross-country comparison on how people feel about political divisions — as positive and healthy for society or as divisive and therefore dangerous — India comes out as a net positive country along with Japan, Australia and Canada. Over a third of the Indians (37 per cent) polled for the survey believe good comes out of difference in political views, higher than more robust democracies in US (23 per cent), France (24 per cent) and Sweden (35 per cent). Put it down to hope springing eternal in a relatively poor country!   Alas, the goo.....

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