After stunning debut, AAP scrambles to dispel doubts

January 31, 2014 8:16 AM

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After stunning debut, AAP scrambles to dispel doubts

GHAZIABAD (Reuters) - Anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal has shaken up India's political landscape with promises to change a rotten system: Now he is scrambling to dispel fears that his populism and rabble rousing could be a liability for Asia's third-largest economy.

Barely a year after founding the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the former tax collector made a stunning debut in Delhi legislative elections last month, crushing the ruling Congress party and preventing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from taking control of the city.

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