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India's Gandhi Sweeps Ruling Party from Power

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India's Gandhi Sweeps Ruling Party from Power

India's Gandhi Sweeps Ruling Party from Power

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India Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee concedes defeat in the country's general election, clearing the way for Sonia Gandhi to become India's next prime minister. Sonia Gandhi is the widow of assassinated former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Philip Reeves.