Assam: Intellectuals, civil society supports Anna

Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 21:46

Guwahati: Several civil society members and
prominent intellectuals of Assam on Thursday joined to voice support
for Gandhian Anna Hazare while the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP)
announced to stage a dharna programme and march to Raj Bhavan
on August 29 in support of a strong Lokpal bill.
Prominent artists lined up the streets and painted
pictures of Anna and his team on the main thoroughfares of the

AGP president Chandra Mohan Patowary called for a strong
Lokpal bill and rejected the government`s version of the bill.
"Checking corruption is the need of the hour and
people cutting across party lines should support team Anna",
Patowary said.


First Published: Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 21:46

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