The Rise of Political Symbolism in Post-Truth Era Democracies: Case Study of India during COVID-19 Pandemic

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Mehnaz Najmi

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Mehnaz Najmi. (2020). The Rise of Political Symbolism in Post-Truth Era Democracies: Case Study of India during COVID-19 Pandemic. PanAfrican Journal of Governance and Development (PJGD), 1(2), 147-153. https://doi.org/10.46404/panjogov.v1i2.2337
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Mehnaz Najmi, Texila American University, Guyana

Dr. Mehnaz Najmi is an adjunct faculty of Political Science and Public Administration at School of Research, Texila American University, Guyana, South America. She has done her Masters in Political Science from Centre for Political Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University and PhD from Jamia Millia Islamia. She regularly writes on political and social issues in different news portals.

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