Anna Hazare on a fast again for Jan Lokpal Bill

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's indefinite ... more

Kiran Bedi talks to Anna Hazare during the second day of Hazare’s indefinite fast for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, on 11 December. PTI
1/6Kiran Bedi talks to Anna Hazare during the second day of Hazare’s indefinite fast for Jan Lokpal Bill, at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, on 11 December. PTI
The anti-corruption crusader started his fast-unto-death on Tuesday to press for the immediate passage of Jan Lokpal Bill in the ongoing winter session of Parliament. PTI
2/6The anti-corruption crusader started his fast-unto-death on Tuesday to press for the immediate passage of Jan Lokpal Bill in the ongoing winter session of Parliament. PTI
Hazare with suuporters before launching his indefinite hunger strike in Ralegan Siddhi. Before launching his fast, Hazare said that he won’t buckle under government pressure and that “The time for assurances is over”. PTI
3/6Hazare with suuporters before launching his indefinite hunger strike in Ralegan Siddhi. Before launching his fast, Hazare said that he won’t buckle under government pressure and that “The time for assurances is over”. PTI
The proposed bill envisages the setting up of a national anti-corruption watchdog to check financial mismanagement and corrupt practices that have deeply pervaded several democratic and civic institutions of India. PTI
4/6The proposed bill envisages the setting up of a national anti-corruption watchdog to check financial mismanagement and corrupt practices that have deeply pervaded several democratic and civic institutions of India. PTI
Anna Hazare supporters hold a fast to press for the Jan Lokpal Bill at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on 11 December. In 2011, the demand for a Lokpal Bill drew thousands of people and also stopped parliamentary proceedings. PTI
5/6Anna Hazare supporters hold a fast to press for the Jan Lokpal Bill at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on 11 December. In 2011, the demand for a Lokpal Bill drew thousands of people and also stopped parliamentary proceedings. PTI
The Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, who was supposed visit his one-time mentor Anna Hazare in his Ralegan Siddhi village, cancelled his visit due to illness. Rituparna Banerjee/Mint
6/6The Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, who was supposed visit his one-time mentor Anna Hazare in his Ralegan Siddhi village, cancelled his visit due to illness. Rituparna Banerjee/Mint
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