01 August 2022, 06:30 pm
IIC Diamond Jubilee Discussion – Challenges to Democracy
Programme Type
Discussions, Webcasts

Theme 1: Institutional Functioning and Accountability


Parliament: Overcoming the Functional Crisis, restoring the centrality of debate and consensus making

A dialogue with Dr. Seshadri Chari, journalist, author, strategic analyst and member of the Bharatiya Janata Party; and Shri Pavan K. Varma, Author, diplomat and former Member of Parliament ( Rajya Sabha )

Discussant: Shri Chakshu Roy, writer and Head. Legislative Outreach, PRS Legislative Research

Introduction and Chair: Prof. Gurpreet Mahajan, formerly Professor, Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

The IIC Diamond Jubilee Cluster Group on Challenges to Democracy will present a series of four theme based programmes with each theme further divided to focus on three issues. The first dialogue in a series of three, focuses on the working of the Parliament which is unquestionably the most important indicator of the strength of a democracy


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