With election season coming around, here's a look back at the first Indian elections. Ornit Shani joins Hamsini Hariharan to discuss how the government prepared for the first Indian elections between 1951 and 1952.For questions or comments, reach out to the host @HamsiniH (https://twitter.com/omeriHamsini) or on Instagram @statesofanarchy (https://www.instagram.com/statesofanarchy/).
How India Became Democratic: Citizenship and the Making of the Universal Franchise (https://amzn.to/35WFKIE) by Ornit Shani
Reports (https://bit.ly/3kPpqOk) by the Election Commission
Every Vote Counts: The Story of Indian Elections (https://amzn.to/2UY83QF) by Navin Chawla
An Undocumented Wonder: The Making of the Great Indian Election (https://amzn.to/2HuaK9K) by Sy Quraishi
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