Measuring Voting Behaviour in India
The book "Measuring Voting Behaviour in India" has been authored by Sanjay Kumar and Praveen Rai. The 175-page book has been published by Sage, New Delhi.
The book has eight chapters that cover several topics like the history of election surveys, how they are conducted, designing of questionnaire, sample size and the critical process of estimating vote share and converting them into seats. The book also has personal experiences of field officers. The book was launched, amidst a packed audience, on 17 Rajeev Bhargava, Director, CSDS. The panelists for discussing the book included Prof. James Manor (University of London), Prof. Sudha Pai (Jawaharlal Nehru University) and Mr. Rajdeep Sardesai (Editor in Chief IBN 18 Network). The launch was covered by multiple newspapers.