FCC BOOK CLUB Invites you to a Talk on RISE OF SAFFRON POWERReflections on Indian Politics

7:00 PM on Thursday 27 September 2018

FCC BOOK CLUB
Invites you to a Talk on
RISE OF SAFFRON POWERReflections on Indian Politics

By its Editor Mujibur Rehman
(Routledge, 2018)
Cover price: Rs 1,250. Special rate for FCC Members: Rs 1,000

At FCC Auditorium
(AB-19 Mathura Road, Opposite Pragati Maidan`s Gate# 7, New Delhi-110001)
at 7pm on Thursday, 27th September 2018.09.18

You are cordially invited.

S Venkat Narayan
President

Mujibur Rehman teaches at Jamia Millia Central University, New Delhi. He has received graduate research training at the University of Texas, USA, the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi. He wrote his doctoral dissertation on the Politics of India`s Economic Reform (1991/92-2004). He has edited Communalism in Post-colonial India: Changing Contours (Routledge 2016). Presently he is working simultaneously on a bookon Indian Muslims and on another on the politics of anti-Christian violence in India. He writes The Hindu and the Hindustan Times.

This volume looks at the impact of the landmark 2014 elections and the consequent Assembly elections which have transformed the ideological discourse of India. It discusses a variety of topical issues in contemporary Indian politics, including the Modi wave, AamAadmi Party and the challenges it is confronting today, Hindutva and minorities, the decline of the Congress Party, changes in foreign policy, as well as phenomenona like `love jihad` and gharwapsi. It also draws together political trends from across the country, especially key states like Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Seemandhra, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir, and Meghalaya.