Professor, Dept. of Political Science/SSS
University of Hyderabad
PhD, M.Phil. in Political Science, University of Hyderabad
MA in Political Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Areas of Interest/Specialization
Public Policy Analysis, Theories of Governance, Election Studies and Civil / Social Movements, Affirmative Action Policy and Rural Development Policy
Elections in Andhra Pradesh Voters Preference for YSRCP, Economic and Political Weekly, 2019, August 10, 2019, Vol LIV 32.
The Last Election in Undivided Andhra Pradesh: Defeat to Congress and Dividend for Regional Parties in ‘National Election 2014: Resurgence of Bharatiya Janata Party’ (ed) by Suhas Palshikar, and Sanjay Lodha published by Routledge, London, 2017.
Model Village in the Context of State, Civil Society and Market-An Analysis of Emerging Trend in India in ‘Governance in South Asia’ (ed) by Rumki Basu and Shamsur rahman, and published by Routledge, London, 2017.
Democratic Decentralization in India Experiences, Issues and Challenges (ed). London: Routledge. 2016.
Local Governance in India Experience after the Constitutional Amendment (ed). New Delhi: Gyan, 2016.
Panchayats and Building of Model Villages (ed), New Delhi, 2013
Grassroots Politics in India, New Delhi, Serial, 2008