War Room: The People, Tactics and Technology behind Narendra Modi's 2014 Win

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 ‘War Room stands out as an example of real field work and rigorous research… Anyone who wants to understand how decisions are made in India should read this brilliant study of the BJP.’

—Dr. Walter K. Andersen, Author of The Brotherhood in Saffron: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and Hindu Revivalism


‘Ullekh NP has crafted a well-researched and gripping narrative of how the BJP seized the moment in 2014. Its penetrating analysis of the personalities, politics and methods of Modi and Amit Shah makes it a useful resource for answering the major question of India’s near-term political future: Will the BJP in the Modi era realize its ambition of building 2014 to emerge as the dominant party nationwide?’

—Sumantra Bose, Professor of International and Comparative Politics, London School of Economics, Author of Transforming India: Challenges to the World’s largest Democracy


‘Ullekh NP tells the story of Narendra Modi’s campaign to lead the world’s largest democracy. A man “destined to reign on his own terms”, Modi knew that being resilient was more important than being first and fast. Years after War Room is published, people will refer to it as the book that told the story of India’s most spectacular election in May 2014 in all its subtle and magnificent details.’

—Chitra Subramaniam, Award-winning Journalist and Author

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 Born to a family of politicians in the Marxist hotbed of Kannur, Kerala, Ullekh NP is a journalist and political commentator now based in New Delhi. He has worked with India’s biggest news publications such as The Economic Times, DNA and India Today. He writes on politics, public health and corporate affairs. He covered the 2014 elections extensively, from the badlands of Uttar Pradesh to the Orissa hinterland, from Modi’s hometown Vadnagar to the capital city’s corridors of power. He witnessed the ‘Modi wave’ take form on the ghats of Varanasi, and eventually engulf the nation. He currently works with OPEN magazine.

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Roli Books Private Limited
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Published on
Jan 26, 2015
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Pages
148
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ISBN
9789351940685
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English
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Political Science / General
Political Science / Political Process / Campaigns & Elections
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