Anna supporter files nomination for Lakhimpur seat
Lakhimpur: A supporter of social activist Anna Hazare on Friday filed his nomination as Independent candidate for Lakhimpur Assembly seat, terming politics as a
medium through which he would try to curb corruption.
Yogesh Kumar, a college lecturer, said that after 65 years
of independence he wanted to start a second struggle for a
corruption-free country from Lakhimpur soil.
Kumar, who is also a Kabbadi player, was accompanied by
over a dozen college students and lecturers when he filed his
Addressing his supporters, he said he did not intend to
become an MLA but his decision to contest was just a move
to express his "anguish against corruption and nepotism of
present day politicians".
He claimed that his nomination would inspire all those
who were frustrated with the present system but hesitated to
oppose and remained silent.
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