A pressure valve called Hazare3 min read . Updated: 12 Apr 2011, 09:29 PM IST
A pressure valve called Hazare
The least that Anna Hazare would have accomplished would be to get the average citizen up and shouting. Shouting without a trigger—negative or positive. The attack on Mumbai lit candles. The World Cup win triggered a mass beer party. But to get the Punjabi Bagh auntie in a georgette salwar kameez to leave her saas bahu serial for the day and get in the car with Papaji, Lucky and Pinky, to go across the city to light a candle just because an old man said he would starve himself to death is surely a symptom of change.
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