India to become a Global Power: Issues and ChallengesAuthor : Rameez Raja
Volume 7 No.3 October-December 2018 pp 114-122
Numerous models have played an outstanding role in understanding the success of many states across the globe. Additionally, various reform movements as well as the revolutions have helped the developed states to improve or change their political and economic institutions that eventually terminated into political stability, economic prosperity and finally achieved the global power status. These revolutions helped other states too to adopt democratic principles in order to achieve economic prosperity. However, despite India having adopted the democratic principles in 1947, implementation of the LPG model in 1991, and going nuclear in May 1998, it lacks a global power status due to varied reasons. The poverty, unemployment, weak industrial sector, poor economic and education policies, border disputes, and inability to tackle the insurgency are other factors that thwarted India to gain a global power status. Simultaneously, this paper will display the importance of inclusive political and economic institutions for achieving a global power status.
India, Democracy, Global Power, Poverty
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