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2014: The Election that Changed India

2014: The Election that Changed India is a 2015 book by Rajdeep Sardesai, a writer and journalist.[2]

2014: The Election that Changed India
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AuthorRajdeep Sardesai
SubjectPolitics of India, Indian general election, 2014
PublisherPenguin Books India
Publication date
26 May 2015

In his book, Sardesai tells the story of the Indian general election, 2014. It was released on 1 November 2014. The book follows through the major stories of the 2014 Loksabha elections which affected the fate of Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi.


In the Deccan Chronicle Suparna Sharma wrote that "Rajdeep Sardesai gives us almost a fly-on-the-wall account of the campaign of one party" and "With broad, confident brushstrokes he creates, in true kshatriya tradition, character sketches, post-script of course, of Modi the winner and Rahul the loser. He analyses and judges personalities by what they did on the battlefield, no so much by who they are, or what they stand for".[3]

In Daily News and Analysis the book is described as a "must-read for all news junkies" but criticised that the title of the book itself is never justified and was only a "a big bang title to grab eyeballs".[1]