Is Gujarat glittering?

      Supporters of Modi present the story of a near-miracle of economic growth and development in Gujarat under Modi’s leadership. From data on Wikipedia for 2004-2012, Gujarat’s GDP growth over this period has been modestly above the Indian average. However, the ordinary people of Gujarat have paid a price for this growth: when it comes to indicators of human development, the Gujarat story is much less impressive. For example, Gujarat’s … Continue reading Is Gujarat glittering?