Anna Hazare nov 2012

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Anna Hazare nov 2012

  1. 1. IANS NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 11, 2012 | UPDATED 15:39 ISTAnna Hazare inaugurates new office, says fight for Jan Lokpal Bill willcontinue Anna HazareSocial activist Anna Hazare on Sunday accused Prime Minister ManmohanSingh of "betrayal" on the Jan Lokpal bill and warned of another protest if itwas not passed before the 2014 general election.Addressing supporters after inaugurating his new office here, Hazare said:"If Jan Lokpal bill is not passed before the 2014 elections, we will holdanother rally at Ramlila Maidan."The septuagenarian said Manmohan Singh had betrayed him by notfulfilling his pledge to pass the anti-corruption bill in parliament."Our fight for Jan Lokpal bill will continue till it is passed by the government.I will campaign throughout the country and try to raise the conscience ofthe people. I will try to bring in a change," he said.Taking a dig at politicians, Hazare said: "The country lacks leadership.""The time has come to reach out to the country and spread the message ofanti-corruption. We have to work for a corruption-free India." 1
  2. 2. Hazare had Saturday announced a new 15-member team and vowed tostart a nation-wide campaign against corruption from Jan 30, the deathanniversary of Mahatma Gandhi."Gandhiji said that to change the country we must first change our villages.That will lead to development. If people could be changed with money, thenTatas and Birlas would have done it," he said.The new office at Sarvodaya Enclave in south Delhi has been rented froma volunteer for the cause, an aide to Hazare told IANS.On Sep 19, Hazare announced the disbanding of Team Anna and partedways with Arvind Kejriwal.Hazare said Sunday that he and Kejriwal were following different ways toachieve a common goal of corruption-free India."We dont have faith in the path Kejriwal is pursuing," he added. 2

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