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Indian voters flex muscle

Both Congress and BJP have reason to be nervous ahead of 2014 national campaign as regional elections expose public discontent.

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  • Newspaper section: Asia focus
  • Writer: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
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The outcome of the elections to legislative assemblies in five Indian states on Dec 8 offers two significant indicators to the possible political future of the world’s largest democracy. 

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporters rally in New Delhi on Dec 11 after the new party's surprisingly strong performance in the state election.

The first is the emergence of a new political force born out of a popular anti-corruption movement, namely the Aam Admi Party (literally, party of ordinary people) in the country’s capital.

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