This short paper analyses the panchayat elections held in 2001 in Bihar, India. It looks at caste representation, and associated incidences of violence. It concludes that these elections represent \"the resurgence of the peripheral subalterns.\"
Gupta, S., Subaltern Resurgence: a reconnaissance of Panchayat election in Bihar, Working Paper No. 8 (series 1), 2002, London, UK; Crisis States Research Centre, 13 pp.