New Delhi gets ‘common man’ government with anti-corruption activist as chief minister

By Rama Lakshmi, December 28, 2013

NEW DELHI — Tens of thousands of people wearing “I am the common man” caps cheered as a popular anti-corruption crusader was sworn in as the city’s chief minister in a park Saturday.

Arvind Kejriwal, a 45-year-old taxman turned activist turned politician, vowed to end corruption in the Indian capital, cut electricity bills by half and provide households with free water.

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