During the 1960s, many observers predicted India's collapse as a nation. Today, it stands as one of the world's rising economic powers and a significant political actor in South Asia and beyond. How did this transformation take place and how has India's rise influenced debates around development? And to what extent has growth affected governance and the problem of inequality?
Economist Sanjay Reddy and writer Siddhartha Deb discuss the state of Indian democracy, its footprint in the world, and what these phenomena mean for open society concerns. Soros Economic Development Fund Vice-President Fawzia Naqvi moderates the discussion.