New Delhi: Veteran anti-graft activist Anna Hazare’s began another round of agitation on Monday, directly targetting 15 cabinet ministers of the Congress party led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. Haazare’s latest agitation started on an unpleasant note with a minor scuffle between supporters of the activist and a group of youth shouting anti-Hazare and anti-Arvind Kejriwal slogans.

Social activist Anna Hazare pays respect at the Mahatma Gandhi memorial at Rajghat. AP photo

Earlier, starting the agitation with the mandatory visit to Raj Ghat, Hazare was recieved by a stream of supporters at the city’s ancient observatory.

The Congress party had come in for criticism last year following the arrest of Hazare in August, hours before he was scheduled to begin his agitation.

On Wednesday, Hazare was joined in his agitation by his supporters including Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi, Prashant Bhushan, Shanti Bhushan and Manish Sisodia.