Anna Hazare ends one day token fast, tells UPA govt. to bring Lokpal or get thrown out of power

   Mar 25, 9:57 pm

New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare ended his one-day token fast on Sunday evening threatening UPA-II Government to either bring the Jan Lokpal bill or get thrown out of power .

Indicating towards the 2014 General elections, Hazare said: "The government's intention is not clear in removing corruption out of this country that is why it is not bring the Jan Lokpal bill. But now that you all, the people of the nation, are standing along side me, we will make sure that Jan Lokpal bill is introduced for sure. And if not now or later, then 2014 elections are there, either bring the (Jan) Lokpal bill or get out".

The Sunday's fast comes two days after an inconclusive all party meeting on the Lokpal Bill at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official 7, Race Course Road residence.

This was the first hunger strike undertaken by 74-year-old Hazare after he called off his three-day fast for a strong Lokpal Bill in Mumbai last December owing to failing health.

Anna's aide Arvind Kejriwal had earlier in the day released a list of 14 cabinet ministers who, he claimed, would come under investigations once the Jan Lokpal Bill was passed. (ANI)

President Mukherjee greets nation on eve of Gandhi Jayanti Oct 1, 1:38 pm
New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, which is being observed tomorrow, President Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greeting to the whole nation.
Full Story
Bareilly police official confirms death of three officers in army chopper crash Oct 1, 1:38 pm
Bareilly (Uttarakhand), Oct.1 (ANI): Confirming the death of three officers in an unfortunate crash of an army chopper at an army aviation base here, Superintendent of Police Rajiv Mehrotra said on Wednesday that it was a test flight that went all wrong.
Full Story
Supporters form human chain to show solidarity with Jayalalithaa Oct 1, 1:25 pm
Chennai, Oct. 1 (ANI): Supporters of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J.Jayalalithaa formed a human chain in support of the jailed leader in Chennai on Wednesday.
Full Story
Specially-abled children hit dance floor to light up Navratri celebrations Oct 1, 1:25 pm
Surat, Oct. 1 (ANI): Specially-abled children hit the dance floor on Tuesday as they participated in the traditional Dandiya dance performed in honour of Goddess Durga during 'Navratri'.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY