Rohan Sandhu is fellow and research assistant at the Brookings Institution India Centre. Views are personal
We are a feudal society and unfortunately, nepotism and privilege permeate all echelons. The film industry also exemplifies all of the flaws and constraints of the society it inhabits.
India’s record of reducing poverty pales in comparison to China, Brazil and Mexico. It needs to build social infrastructure capable of providing quality education, health, and nutrition to buck the trend.
But the challenge in education lies in enabling teachers to innovate and individualise pedagogy.
If parties do not nurture them, women’s political representation will remain tokenistic