st-ahmedabad-invite“The Case for a Presidential System in India” was the topic of this year’s SV Desai Memorial Lecture. Dr. Shashi Tharoor delivered the speech in Ahmedabad on September 6, 2016. His remarks were based on his extensive work and writings on the subject (see links below).

Here’s Dr. Tharoor’s full presentation… the Q&A session (which starts at 52:00) shows an audience intrigued by his remarks; they ask pointed and specific questions about how the presidential system would help solve some of India’s most persistent problems…




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