Bangladesh: The Burden of Electoral History

Bangladesh: The Burden of Electoral History” Rising Kashmir, 8 January 2019

Bangladesh was the third country in South Asia to witness the general elections in 2018, besides Pakistan and Maldives. But unlike the other two countries, Bangladesh did not replace the incumbent government. Though there was widespread anger and popular unrest before the elections within Bangladesh as was the case in Maldives and Pakistan, unlike the latter, there was no regime change in Dhaka. Why? What does it mean for the future of Bangladesh?

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D. Suba Chandran
D. Suba Chandran is a Professor at the International Strategic & Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore.

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