Danielle Rajendram is a Lowy Institute research associate. Her work focuses on Indian foreign and domestic policy, India-China relations and Asian security.

...you can’t fundamentally change a country like India in five years. You can’t redraw terms of engagement, redraft institutions, re-train operatives, re-align incentives and roll out many new systems all in five years. At least not in the wholesale, paradigm-demolishing way that many impatient Indians want.