Now that the people of Gujarat will be passing judgment on Narendra Modi all over again, it is worth taking a closer look at his development model, and whether it is for real.

The Gujarat story under Narendra Modi has been a subject of serious dispute, with his fans declaring him a Growth Messiah and his detractors critiquing him for its flaws – including the obvious disconnect between high growth and more patchy performance in social indicators. Read more

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