ERIC Number: ED121701
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Political Stability and Continuity in the Indian States During the Nehru Era, 1947-1964: A Statistical Analysis. South Asia Series, Occasional Paper No. 19.
Singh, Baljit; Vajpeyi, Dhirendra K.
The period of Nehru's administration of India, 1974-1964, is statistically analyzed for political continuity and stability by examining the office terms of chief ministers for the Indian states during that time. After a brief introduction, the document mainly consists of statistical tables. A summary table of percentage turnover of ministers and another of their longevity in office are provided as an overview. Tables are included for each state: Andra, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Madras, Mysore, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bombay, Gujarat, Hyderabad, Kerala, Madhya Bharat, Maharashtra, Saurashtra, and Travancore-Cochin. In each table, chief ministers are listed with data for their service years, total number of years served, and remarks. Most tables have summary comments. (ND)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian Studies, Federal State Relationship, Governance, Government (Administrative Body), Non Western Civilization, Political Science, Politics, Public Service Occupations, Social Science Research, State Officials, Statistical Analysis, Tables (Data)
Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48823 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Asian Studies Center.
Identifiers - Location: India