Tabish Khair is an Indian journalist, critic, novelist and poet. His latest book is the novel, Filming: A Love Story (Picador, 2007).
Letter to India: The Platform of HopeBy Tabish Khair
The most predictable thing about national elections in India seems to be their relative unpredictability. At least opinion and exit polls get it vaguely wrong almost every time, and this time they were sometimes glaringly off the mark.