Verdict 2019: Future looks tense, says Nayantara Sahgal

What does verdict 2019 mean for India and Indians? In her first reaction after results came out, veteran author and scholar Nayantara Sehgal tells Ashlin Mathew about what she fears

Photo Courtesy: PTI
Photo Courtesy: PTI

Ashlin Mathew

This has been a landmark election, in which the Election Commission, a trusted institution, has already lost its credibility. Advanced technology has enabled massive electoral fraud.

Our proud, secular and diverse democracy, which has been battered and bloodied in the past five years, is now set to join the ranks of the countries ruled by brute majorities, that have no respect for the Constitution or the law.

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