TV actress and BJP member Smriti Irani condemns arrest of Anna Hazare

Updated: Aug 16, 2011, 19:10 PM IST

Ranchi: Deploring civil right activist Anna Hazare`s arrest in Delhi, TV actress and President of BJP Women`s Front Smriti Irani today said such action had no place in a democratic country.

"Today`s action reminded the nation the days of British rule. This type of action has no place in a democratic set up," Irani told reporters here.

She said the party was chalking plans to protest against such attempt to "gag" fundamental rights.