By Rajdeep Sardesai
The 2014 Indian basic elections has been considered as crucial elections in Indian heritage on account that 1977. It observed the decimation of the ruling Congress get together, a unbelievable victory for the BJP and a brand new form of campaigning that broke each rule within the political video game. yet how and why? In his riveting booklet, Rajdeep Sardesai tracks the tale of this pivotal election via the entire key gamers and the large information tales. starting with 2012, whilst Narendra Modi gained the country elections in Gujarat for a 3rd time yet set his attractions on a much bigger prize, to the scandals that crippled Manmohan Singh and UPA-II, and relocating to the back-room concepts of staff Modi, the extreme missteps of Rahul Gandhi and the political dramas of election 12 months, he attracts a breathtaking photograph of the 12 months that modified India.
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18. An examination of this institution is found in Goldstein 1971b,d. ” This residual right of lords was called gyatsa rangdag (“revert to original lay status and See Goldstein 1986 for a discussion of such peasant transfers. 12 introduction astery’s estates. Drepung required large quantities of ﬁrewood for the daily “mang ja” tea it served its ten thousand monks and decided to use its corvée peasant labor force to provide this at no cost to the monastery. It did so by moving twelve young unmarried men from one of the monastery’s estates to a noncontiguous mountain area, where they lived in tents and were responsible for cutting and transporting ﬁrewood for a ten-year period.
The ofﬁcials who went with the Dalai Lama to Yadong were known as the “traveling government” (tib. cheshung), and those who remained in Lhasa were known as the “home government” (tib. shishung). 2. “Local government” (tib. sane sishung) was the name the Chinese Communist Party used for the Tibetan government of the Dalai Lama in order to avoid referring to it verbally as an independent political entity. 19 20 the road to a sino-tibetan agreement Committee would be set up in Tibet. The Dalai Lama’s reaction was instant and visceral.
Y igtsang), were headed, respectively, by four lay ofﬁcials (tib. tsipön) and four monk ofﬁcials (tib. trunyichemmo). The Ecclesiastic Ofﬁce dealt with religious affairs and the government’s monk ofﬁcials; and the Revenue Ofﬁce, with issues of revenue, taxes, and secular affairs. Traditionally, there were no portfolios in the Kashag, and decision mak- 6. The ﬁve full Kashag ministers in 1951 were Ramba (Thubden Güngyen) (monk ofﬁcial), Surkhang (Wangchen Gelek), Ragasha (Phüntso Rabgye), Lhalu (Tsewang Dorje), and Ngabö (Ngawang Jigme).
2014: The Election That Changed India by Rajdeep Sardesai