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Two years of AAP

There is little to distinguish it from any other party

Business Standard Editorial Comment  |  New Delhi 

All Indian political parties claim to speak for the people. The Aam Aadmi Party marks itself out by claiming to speak for only the common people. The very name of the party carries with it this promise of representing the common man and the common man only. In choosing to call itself thus, the founders of the AAP were also making an implicit critique of the other existing parties. It was the belief of its founders that the other political parties were elitists and were all tainted by the tar of corruption. The AAP was expected to be different in ideology and in the kind of people who ...

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Two years of AAP

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Two years of AAP

There is little to distinguish it from any other party

All Indian political parties claim to speak for the people. The Aam Aadmi Party marks itself out by claiming to speak for only the common people. The very name of the party carries with it this promise of representing the common man and the common man only. In choosing to call itself thus, the founders of the AAP were also making an implicit critique of the other existing parties. It was the belief of its founders that the other political parties were elitists and were all tainted by the tar of corruption. The AAP was expected to be different in ideology and in the kind of people who ...

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