February 14, 2019

India's emergence as world's largest, most vibrant democracy is exceptional: Indian envoy

Source: Business Standard

Journalist: Press Trust of India

The emergence of as the world's largest and perhaps the most vibrant one post the War-II is indeed exceptional, a top Indian has said.

Part of India's success lies in the historical tradition of people's participation in governance. In that sense, democratic tradition was not completely a foreign one, Deputy Indian to the US Santosh Jha told a audience on Wednesday.

"India's emergence as the world's largest democracy, and perhaps the most vibrant one after the end of the second War, is indeed exceptional," he said in his keynote address at a day-long seminar 'Delivering in India'.

The event, attended by over 150 prominent representatives from American media, academic institutions, US agencies and think tanks, was organised by the Embassy of in collaboration with and prestigious think-tank.

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