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6:30 pm – 8 pm IST / 9 am – 10:30 am ET
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Join us in-person in New Delhi at the
India International Center
Lecture Room-1, Annexe

Or attend from anywhere by registering for the livestream here.

The 2022 Legislative assembly elections were held across 5 Indian states over seven phases in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur from 10 February to 7 March 2022.  The UP and Punjab polls coincided with the 70th anniversary of legislative assembly elections in both states. The outcome of this election has the potential to shape India’s political future as we approach the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Join our dynamic panel as they discuss the crucial role these elections have played and what the results mean for the country’s future. Please attend in person or via Zoom.



  • Ashutosh Varshney, Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science, Brown University
  • Sanjay Kumar, Professor, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS)
  • Yamini Aiyar, President and Chief Executive, Centre for Policy Research
  • Gilles Verniers, Assistant Professor of Political Science; Co-Director, Trivedi Centre for Political Data, Ashoka University
  • Rahul Verma, Fellow, Centre for Policy Research (CPR)