The new kid on India's political block, the Aam Aadmi or Common Man Party, has stunned the nation with its meteoric rise since its inception just over a year ago, but the question remains: does it have enough momentum to win big in the general elections?
Operating on a shoe-string budget, the anti-graft party, led by former tax official Arvind Kejriwal, has managed to capture the hearts and minds of disenchanted Indians looking to eliminate the rampant corruption that has plagued the country for decades.
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"The Indian electorate has become increasingly dissatisfied with the performance of the ruling United Progressive Alliance [UPA] coalition government led by the Congress Party, reflecting a broad range of issues, including the extreme levels of corruption in India," Rajiv Biswas, Asia chief economist at IHS told CNBC.
"Unlike the Congress Party or Bharatiya Janata Party [BJP], the Aam Aadmi Party [AAP] is a new party founded in 2012 by its charismatic leader Arvind Kejriwal, with a strong focus on fighting corruption and improving the efficiency of Indian government," he added.
India, the world's largest democracy, was ranked 94 out of 177 countries in the 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index published by Transparency International.