On the sixth episode of Scroll Ideas, we are joined by political scientist, journalist and writer Nalin Mehta to talk about his latest book “The New BJP”.

How did the saffron party become the central pole of Indian politics?

Why are so many backward castes and Dalits voting for the BJP?

And is state identity the party’s kryptonite?

Writer and host: Shoaib Daniyal | Producer: Karnika Kohli | Graphics design: Shruti Rego, Rubin D’Souza