Ritika Jain is a Journalist at ThePrint. After an almost decade-long career as a photojournalist, Ritika returns to the fold as a journalist. A true Mumbaiite, she did her graduation from Jai Hind College and her Masters from University of Westminster, London. Through her writing, Ritika hopes to keep the mass informed. If not cooped up at home, she is probably traveling or trying out new restaurants. She can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org Find her on Twitter: @riotsjain
Politicians in India are expected to help their voters in practical matters by negotiating with the local administrative bureaucracy, attending local social functions, and networking with influential people.