Join historian and biographer Patrick French on Stepwell, the Ahmedabad University podcast, as he talks to eminent scholars from around the world, covering a broad range of topics and perspectives that challenge and transform conventional views.
Political scientist Ornit Shani’s book How India Became Democratic: Citizenship and the Making of the Universal Franchise examines the way the Indian democratic system was conceptualized and executed, beginning with the unprecedented choice of universal franchise. How were these decisions made? What was the process? How did they execute this incredibly ambitious enterprise? Ornit talks to Patrick about all this and more in this episode.
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