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Foreign Policy

The cult of Modi

32 mins | Dec 7, 2022
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How India’s prime minister dismantled the world’s largest democratic experiment. For years, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Indian government have been under the complete influence of a single individual. Ramachandra Guha, a historian and biographer, reflects on the extraordinary personality cult constructed around Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its impact on India’s democracy.

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