John Zubrzycki

John Zubrzycki

John Zubrzycki is the author of The Shortest History of India (Black Inc., 2022). He has worked in India as a diplomat and foreign correspondent and has a PhD in Indian history. ❖

'The power paradox: Illiberalism and Hindu majoritarianism in Modi’s India' by John Zubrzycki

July 2022, no. 444 25 June 2022
'The power paradox: Illiberalism and Hindu majoritarianism in Modi’s India' by John Zubrzycki
On 15 August 2022, it will be seventy-five years since Jawaharlal Nehru declared that India’s ‘tryst with destiny’ had finally been ‘redeemed’. The rapturous crowds that gathered outside the Constituent Assembly in New Delhi on that sultry summer night cheered as loudspeakers relayed the words: ‘At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and fre ... (read more)