Anna Hazare is the icon of Anti-corruption movement in India. He has been fighting for his cause of anti-corruption since long time. He made his village Ralegan Siddhi an ideal village in Maharashtra, India.
Presently his movement is to support Jan Lokpal bill.Team Anna Hazare is fighting against Lokpal bill drafted by Indian government.
Anna Hazare, surprisingly broke his Anshan (Fast) December28, Wednesday evening at MMRDA ground, Mumbai. He fell sick during his Anshan and doctors advised him to break his fast. However, he denied breaking his Anshan yesterday. He took this decision after the Congress led UPA government succeeded in passing Lokpal bill in the Loksabha yesterday. Government failed to pass constitutional amendment.
The government will put the bill in Rajyasabha tomorrow for discussion and voting. Team Anna Hazare has been opposing government led Lokpal bill and demanding stronger Jan Lokpal since long time. Anna Hazare has opposed government moves.
Anna Hazare started his Anshan at MMRDA ground in Mumbai today, December 27, 2011 despite his illness. He has sat on Anshan (Fast) with his team members Arvind Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi et al to support Jan Lokpal bill and to oppose proposed Lokpal bill. Anna was suffering from fever since last few days. Temperature of his body increased during Anshan and reached to 102F. He is also suffering from lungs infection. Medical team checking Hazare declared his condition serious and requested to break his fast. Team Anna, Spiritual Guru Ravishankar requested him to break his Anshan. However, Anna denied to take any food.
Team of Doctors checked him up and injected medicines. They declared his physical condition serious. He may be moved to hospital tomorrow.
In between, government has passed Lokpal bill in Loksabha but failed to amend constitution. Congress led UPA government showed adamant attitude and have not incorporated suggestions of Anna Hazare (Jan Lokpal bill). Government also refused amendments proposed by the opposition parties.
Anna Hazare and his team will seat for Anshan (Fast) from December 27 both in Delhi and Mumbai. Anna Hazare will be accompanied by his team members Arvind Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi. They will seat in Mumbai to support Jan Lokpal bill. Jan Lokpal bill is part of anti corruption movement in India.
Shantibhushan and Prasadbhushan will seat for Anshan in Delhi, capital of India. Team Anna is expecting overwhelming support from the common people who are fade up with corruption in government machinery.
Hundreds of thousands people came out of their home in the last Anshan in August 2011. More than hundred thousands filled up a form till now to join fill the jail movement.
Anna Hazare told that it is suspected that Rahul Gandhi is the man behind changing draft of Lokpal bill. He told that Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime minister of India has assured him of a strong Lokpal bill that would have main features of Janlokpal bill. However, standing committee of Indian parliament has changed the draft and presented draft is not acceptable. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Chairman, standing committee has handed over the Lokpal bill draft to Rajyasabha deputy chairman.
He added that Rahul Gandhi is a young leader and Prime ministerial candidate for Congress party. Doing such things is not appropriate for him. In the mean time media has criticized Rahul Gandhi for absenting from Delhi during Anna Anshan. He is escaping from Hazare according to news media. Rahul Gandhi has left for Lucknow for election campaign.
Anna Hazare will seat for one day symbolic "Anshan" (Fast) at Jantar Mantar, Delhi on December 11, 2011, Sunday against the draft bill and to support strong Lokpal bill (Janlokpal).
Leaders of various opposition parties will join the debate on Janlokpal bill at Jantar Mantar. Sonia Gandhi or any other congress party leader refused to join the debate despite invitation of Anna Hazare.
Anna Hazare has invited leaders of all major political parties to discuss Janlokpal bill. He has invited BJP, CPI(M) and even the Congress party. He has sent invitation to Congress president Sonia Gandhi. It is worth mention that the Congress party had engaged in bitter arguments with Anna Hazare.
Anna Hazare has declared that he would seat for symbolic fast of a day on December 11, 2011 in Delhi, capital of India in support of Jan Lokpal bill. Anna is advocating for a strong Jan Lokpal bill since long time. Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India has assured him to pass strong Lokpal bill in this winter session of parliament. The bill is still pending in the office of standing committee in Indian parliament. Hazare has expressed his doubt that the government would not pass the bill in the current winter session of the Indian parliament. He has announced that he would seat for Anshan (fast) for eight days from December 27 if the government don't pass strong Lokpal bill.