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Indian Politics Still Very Much A Family Business04:05

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For most of its independence, India's politics has been dominated by the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, a family that has given the country three prime ministers.

The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder looks at why, despite being a flourishing democracy for more than six decades, Indian politics is still very much a family business.

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  • Sanjoy Majumder, India correspondent for BBC News. He tweets @BBCSanjoyM.

This segment aired on April 21, 2014.

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