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Common Man Party shakes up India's politics

As political forces refuse to work together since December elections, new party emerges as a strong power.

Last updated: 17 Dec 2013 12:00
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A political deadlock in New Delhi means rule of India's capital could be transferred to the president.

It would be the first time that has happened in two decades.

Political parties have refused to work together since elections in December, but one new party is emerging as a strong force.

Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from New Delhi.

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