Articles by: Md Rahat Hasan

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Election 2020: Divisive Politics and Blurring of Regional Sentiment

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Election 2020: Divisive Politics and Blurring of Regional Sentiment

Written by Md Rahat Hasan & Mohd Shahwaiz The election of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), 2020 perhaps characterized the most happening civic body election in the history of India. The reason behind gaining attention of media and political pundits was the extreme level of politics of polarization played by both Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and AIMIM. The GHMC consists[Read More…]

by December 12, 2020 India
AIMIM in Seemanchal: Less Identity Politics, More Local Anti-Incumbency and Leadership Crisis

AIMIM in Seemanchal: Less Identity Politics, More Local Anti-Incumbency and Leadership Crisis

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and his leader Asaduddin Owaisi became a hot topic in the Hindi belt of Indian political circles during the Bihar Assembly election – 2020. In the election, AIMIM has won five seats – Kochadhaman, Amour, Bahadurganj, Baisi, and Jokihat – in the Seemanachal region of Bihar. This region comprises Purnia, Katihar, Kishanganj, and Araria districts[Read More…]

by November 23, 2020 India