Samuel Paul - Former Director, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and Founder, Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore
Kala Seetharam Sridhar - Professor and Head, Centre for Research in Urban Affairs, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore
This book examines the socio-economic and political scenario of Indiaâ€™s southern states vis-Ã -vis their northern counterparts. Exploring the paradox behind the underlying Northâ€“South divide in India, it reveals that the gap was much smaller at the outset, with the North having had a head start in certain areas. It goes on to establish that although the South was somewhat better placed in terms of initial conditions, it was the post-liberalization era that saw it realizing this potential and surging forward. Read More...