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Economist's Democracy Index: India Down To Rank 53

On Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) 2020 Democracy Index, India has relegated by two places to obtain the 53rd position of all the 167 countries evaluated. As per EIU's report, India's global rank receded due to the administration-led democratic recession and deliberate limitations on civil liberties. Additionally, it alleged that the BJP government had tainted the conceptualisation of Indian citizenship with communalism, thereby weakening… read-more

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 04:39 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: EIU, Democracy index, BJP, Citizenship, civil liberties

Courtesy: Outlook