Past event

Research Event

The Crisis of Indian Democracy

Chatham House, London

Asia Programme


Professor Lord Parekh, House of Lords, and Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy at the Universities of Westminster and Hull
Chair: Dr Nigel Chancellor, Director, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Trust


The speaker will consider how India can arrest the erosion of the legitimacy of its major institutions, address its growing and socially subversive inequalities and deliver the benefits of economic growth to its millions of citizens.

The annual memorial lecture in honour of Jawaharlal Nehru, is sponsored by India Advisory Partners Limited and supported by Trinity College, Cambridge and The Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Trust.