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South Asian Studies: South Asian Open Access Resources

South Asian Studies is the study of South Asian Countries - India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan.

Open Access resources


     Digital Colonial Documents :The Digital Colonial Documents Project (India) is intended to promote study of the rare seminal documents which
      were influential in the formation of the notions of nation, state and culture during the colonial period. The project makes available rare colonial
      documents as searchable internet documents.

     Lokniti Program for Comparative Democracy : this website at the Centre for the Study of  Developing Societies (CSDS) maintains election data
      for  the Lok Sabha (1951-2019) and State Assembly Elections (dates vary).

      Gretil: Göttingen Register of Electronic Texts in Indian Languages : This site contains Electronic texts in India Classical Language 

      Long Emergency: Media and Democracy in India is conceived as a series of oral history interviews documenting journalistic praxis around the
       time the the Indian emergency (1975-1977