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Lokpal Bill: Several people gathered at Jantar Mantar to support Anna
Tags : Lokpal Bill,Anna Hazare,Jantar Mantar,Agitation,Fast
Latika Arora  | Sunday, Mar 25 2012 3:30PM IST
Lokpal Bill: Several people gathered at Jantar Mantar to support Anna
New Delhi: As anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare today returns back in action after a brief bout of illness, hundreds of people gathered at the Jantar Mantar to support Anna in his fight against corruption.Anna Hazare is today on a day-long fast at Jantar Mantar to constrict for a strong Lokpal Bill, almost a year after he launched his campaign for a Jan Lokpal.However, his agitation at Jantar Mantar began with a short film screening on the whistleblowers who have been killed during their fight against corruptionHazare started the fast with patriotic slogans like ‘Bharat Mata Ki jai and Vande Mataram’.The 72-year-old is holding the fast to demand that parliament adopt the Jan Lokpal bill with a stronger whistle-blower protection provisionAnna Hazare said that the government has failed in protecting people who are fighting against corruption in the country.