Jamia to Discuss “Making Sense of 2014 Indian Election: Who Wins, Who Loses”

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The Department of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia is going to organize a one-day Symposium on “Making Sense of 2014 Indian Election: Who Wins, Who Loses” which has been sponsored by Northern Regional Centre-ICSSR.

The Inaugural Session of the symposium is scheduled to be held on February 4, 2014 at 10 AM in Tagore Hall, Dayar-I-Mir Taqi Mir, Administrative Block, Jamia Millia Islamia. Prof. S.M. Sajid, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia shall deliver the Inaugural Remarks on this occasion.

Prof. Sudha Pai, Centre for Political Studies & Rector, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi shall deliver the Keynote Address. She will speak on “Political Competition in the Heartland 2014: Emerging Patterns in Uttar Pradesh”.

The Symposium is spread over three Sessions as per the details given below:

1)         Situating Indian Democracy (from 11.15 to 1.15 PM)           

Chair: Dr. Mukul Kesavan, Associate Professor, Department of History, JMI

Speakers: Prof Niraja Gopal Jayal; Prof Dipankar Gupta; Dr. Ananya Vajpeyi

2)         Political Journalist Roundtable (from 2 to 3.30 PM)

Chair: Ms. Saba Naqvi, Political Editor, Outlook 

Speakers: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta; Shankar Raghuraman; Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

3)                  Battleground 2014 (from 3.30 to 5 PM)

            Chair: Prof. Balveer Arora, Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi

            Speakers: Prof Sanjay Kumar, Dr. E Sridharan; Dr. Manisha Priyam

Distinguished faculty members, research scholars of various Universities/Educational Institutions, Senior Journalists from reputed Media Houses are expected to attend.


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