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Good economics is good politics; India’s state elections prove this

December 2017, Last Word
The BJP's recent state election wins should encourage the government as it proves that good economics is being rewarded by voters.

After a month-long, fractious and often ill-tempered campaign during which some pundits forecast doom for the BJP, the ruling party in Gujarat emerged victorious with 99 seats in a House of 182 – winning a sixth straight term in office.