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Unformatted text preview: Doesn’t become Prime Minister to avoid upsetting population Gives position to Manmohan Singh 1 st sheik in high office Current prime minister Dynasty in Action Nehru- social democracy, reaching across divisions of region, caste, religion. – Government should take care of the people- left wing in his beliefs, wanted a united society Indira Gandhi- authoritarian, Right wing, populism, emergency rule (suspends constitution and gets to do what she wants) in 1975, martial law in Punjab in 1984, centralization Punjab wants out and to be independent- she says “you aren’t going anywhere” Rajiv Gandhi- centralization, liberal market economy- measures different than mom and grandfather- not accommodating to minorities which leads to his demise and eventually his death...
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- Spring '11
- Indian National Congress, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi- centralization, Indira Gandhi- authoritarian, Sonia Ghandi