Amartya Sen on 1984 Sikh Riots
Exerts from an Interview with Amartya Sen.
In the 63rd year of Independence, how many cheers would you give Indian democracy?
Out of a total of three (laughs)? That was a scale invented by E.M. Forster in Two Cheers for Democracy. I think I will give it a bit...
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen offers a brilliant corrective to the myths surrounding his homeland in The Argumentative Indian, says Soumya Bhattacharya.