‘Democracy Broken Down’: Swedish institute classifies India as ‘electoral autocracy’

WikiMedia/Randeep Maddoke.

New Delhi: A Sweden-based institute has said that India is no longer an ‘electoral democracy’, classifying the country as an ‘electoral autocracy’.

The V-Dem Institute, an independent research institute based at the University of Gothenburg, has published data-heavy worldwide democracy reports since 2017.

The report classifies India as an ‘electoral autocracy’ from 2019.

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