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India After the Elections - What's Next?

 

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Event:

India After the Elections - What's Next?

Sponsor: Congressman Jim McDermott (D, WA-7)
Co-Sponsor: Young India Inc.

Time:

2:00-3:30pm, Wednesday, July 7th 2004

Venue:

HC-6, Capitol Building
Capitol Hill, Washington DC
Directions

** RSVP Required for Security Reasons. Send first and last name to info@yidream.org **

Moderators/
Special Guests:
  • Congressman Jim McDermott (D,WA-7) - Moderator
  • Congressman Joseph Crowley (D, NY-7) - Co-chair India Caucus, Special Guest
  • Congressman Joe Wilson (R, SC-2) - Co-chair India Caucus, Special Guest
Panelists:

India has just recently concluded the largest democratic election in the world. The results have been stunning to one and all. No one had expected the incumbent BJP-alliance to lose. Polls and exit polls conveyed a marginal drop in seats won but nothing more than that. The precipitious fall that materialized shocked pundits and everyone who follows India.

The questions in front of US policy-makers and students of democracy are two-fold

  • What does this verdict from an electorate of more than 600 million mean?
  • What does the new government hope to achieve?

Broad and profound questions impacting security in South Asia, the growth of democracy in the sub-continent, the emergence of India as an economic player and, above all, the state and future of Indo-US relations. These questions are going to be front and center at this Congressional hearing.

We hope you join us in exploring and understanding a new reality in the world's largest democracy.

DIRECTIONS:

Public Transportation Recommended!!!

  • Get off metro BLUE/ORANGE LINE station Capitol South.
  • The Capitol South Metro is across the street from the O'Neill House Office Building and the Madison Building of the Library of Congress.
  • Walk towards Independence Ave.
  • Turn left on Independence and walk for a block.
  • Driveway to ONLY public entrance to the Main Capitol Building is on Independence Avenue across from the Longworth Building. Follow it to the entrance.
  • We highly recommend you view this Detailed map of the Capitol Campus.
 






 
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