Analysis: Young, urban Indians find political voice after student's gang rape

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Demonstrators shout slogans as they are surrounded by the police during a protest rally in New Delhi in this December 27, 2012 file photo. Beaten and raped by five men and a teenager on a moving bus in the capital on Dec. 16, a 23-year-old student died from her injuries on Dec. 29 which resulted in thousands of outraged young Indians taking to the streets of New Delhi almost every day protesting for justice and security for women. India's politicians, seen as out of touch with the aspirations of the urban middle class, have been caught off guard by the protests. For the first time, they head into national elections due by May 2014 with women's rights as an issue. Picture taken December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File