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Indian residents from Kotkasim, a block of Alwar district in western... News PhotoAlwar,Civilian,Close-Up,Demonstration,District,Horizontal,India,New Delhi,Politics,Portrait,Rajasthan,Sitting,TurbanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPIndian residents from Kotkasim, a block of Alwar district in western Rajasthan state sit during a protest in New Delhi on December 13, 2012. Protesters gathered to oppose a government plan that would transform India's corruption-ridden welfare system by replacing subsidies with direct cash transfers. The ruling Congress party, which is looking to the policy as a vote winner ahead of elections in 2014, has started trials of the scheme and hopes to introduce it nationwide next year. AFP PHOTO/ SAJJAD HUSSAIN (Photo credit should read SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)