• May 17, 2024

Shifting sands of democracy: Dentons Global Advisors’ 2024 election report chronicles India’s electoral odyssey

Shifting sands of democracy: Dentons Global Advisors’ 2024 election report chronicles India’s electoral odyssey

In 2024, the world is buzzing with excitement over 65+ pivotal elections, each carrying the potential to reshape our societies, economies, and global dynamics. Dentons Global Advisors has unveiled the latest edition of their 2024 Election report publicly for the first time. Explore exclusive insights delving into a curated selection of these 65+ elections taking place worldwide this year, starting with India.

Highlights from India’s political developments penned by Ms. Anuradha Das Mathur, Atman Trivedi and Bipul Singh of Dentons Global Advisors – Albright Stonebridge Group

As India’s political saga unfolds, we find ourselves halfway through the nation’s pivotal general elections, with 285 out of 543 constituencies having already cast their ballots. The stage is set for a gripping conclusion to this democratic spectacle and for the first time, India’s elections are under global scrutiny.

At the forefront of this play stands the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), under the stewardship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. While predictions lean towards a BJP victory, the exact margin remains uncertain, adding an element of intrigue to the unfolding political narrative.

Amid the campaign fervour, no singular issue has asserted its dominance over the public consciousness. Instead, multiple concerns have captured the electorate’s attention. Chief among these is the shadow of campaign finance corruption, casting doubt on the integrity of the electoral process.

In parallel, debates have raged on topics such as social welfare initiatives and the pressing issue of unemployment, striking a chord with voters facing everyday struggles.

Yet, it is the divisive tones of communal rhetoric that have echoed throughout the political spectrum, highlighting the BJP’s effort to consolidate its support among the Hindu community. Against a backdrop of polarising rhetoric, voters find themselves at a crossroads, tasked with shaping India’s future.

As the nation holds its breath in anticipation, the stage is set for a riveting climax to one of the world’s largest exercises in democracy. The outcome of these elections is poised to make history, as India navigates the path of its democratic destiny.

Download the full report here: https://www.cfo-india.in/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Global-Election-Report-May-2024.pdf

Shivani Srivastava

Shivani Srivastava

Shivani is a Senior Editor at CFO Collective. Her passion lies in engaging with senior finance leaders to delve into topics such as AI, technology, corporate finance, and sustainability, extracting invaluable insights that she transforms into enriching material for the CFO community.

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