“The Futility of the Anti-Defection Law.”
November 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Professor M. V. Rajeev Gowda was an Indian Member of Parliament from 2014-20 He represented Karnataka state and the Indian National Congress party in the upper house, the Rajya Sabha. He is Chairman of the Congress party’s Research Department, was Convener of its Manifesto Committee for the 2019 election, and is also a National Spokesperson.
Earlier he was Professor of Economics and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore where he also served as Chairperson, Centre for Public Policy. He has been a Director on the Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India and a Carnegie Council Global Ethics Fellow. His most recent co-edited book is India’s Risks, Oxford University Press India 2014.