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India's Congress gambles on reforms, foreign supermarkets at rally

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (C), Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (R) and Rahul Gandhi, a lawmaker and son of Sonia, wave to their supporters during rally in New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ground November 4, 2012. India's embattled Congress party, led by Sonia Gandhi, sought to drum up support for the contentious opening up of the country's vast retail sector to big foreign chains at a mass rally on Sunday, saying supermarkets would help farmers and consumers battling high inflation. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (C), Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (R) and Rahul Gandhi, a lawmaker and son of Sonia, wave to their supporters during rally in New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ground November 4, 2012. India's...more

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (C), Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (R) and Rahul Gandhi, a lawmaker and son of Sonia, wave to their supporters during rally in New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ground November 4, 2012. India's embattled Congress party, led by Sonia Gandhi, sought to drum up support for the contentious opening up of the country's vast retail sector to big foreign chains at a mass rally on Sunday, saying supermarkets would help farmers and consumers battling high inflation. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal
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Supporters of India's ruling Congress party hold posters of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chief of Congress party Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, a lawmaker and son of Sonia, during a public rally in New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ground November 4, 2012. India's embattled Congress party, led by Sonia Gandhi, sought to drum up support for the contentious opening up of the country's vast retail sector to big foreign chains at a mass rally on Sunday, saying supermarkets would help farmers and consumers battling high inflation. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

Supporters of India's ruling Congress party hold posters of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chief of Congress party Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, a lawmaker and son of Sonia, during a public rally in New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ground November 4,...more

Supporters of India's ruling Congress party hold posters of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chief of Congress party Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, a lawmaker and son of Sonia, during a public rally in New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ground November 4, 2012. India's embattled Congress party, led by Sonia Gandhi, sought to drum up support for the contentious opening up of the country's vast retail sector to big foreign chains at a mass rally on Sunday, saying supermarkets would help farmers and consumers battling high inflation. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal
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A supporter of India's ruling Congress party waves a flag during a public rally which was addressed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chief of Congress party Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, a lawmaker and son of Sonia, in New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ground November 4, 2012. India's embattled Congress party, led by Sonia Gandhi, sought to drum up support for the contentious opening up of the country's vast retail sector to big foreign chains at a mass rally on Sunday, saying supermarkets would help farmers and consumers battling high inflation. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal

A supporter of India's ruling Congress party waves a flag during a public rally which was addressed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chief of Congress party Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, a lawmaker and son of Sonia, in New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan...more

A supporter of India's ruling Congress party waves a flag during a public rally which was addressed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chief of Congress party Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, a lawmaker and son of Sonia, in New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ground November 4, 2012. India's embattled Congress party, led by Sonia Gandhi, sought to drum up support for the contentious opening up of the country's vast retail sector to big foreign chains at a mass rally on Sunday, saying supermarkets would help farmers and consumers battling high inflation. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal
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