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`Anna movement shows non-violence in Indians DNA`

Modi has been criticising the Union government on the Lokpal Bill issue and has accused it of adopting `double standards`.



Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the anti-corruption movement headed by Anna Hazare has reinforced confidence in the strength of non-violence.

"The past and the present proves the fact that non-violence is in the DNA of Indians," Modi twitted on the micro-blogging site minutes after Hazare broke his fast on the 13th day of the agitation.

"For many of us who didn`t witness the Independence struggle, anti-corruption movement reinforces confidence in the strength of non-violence," he stated on the site.

Modi, who has been supporting Hazare and his team in the fight against corruption, further said, "Those who`ve taken the path of Naxalism and Terrorism must recognise the power of
non-violence."

The Chief Minister further said that "It (Non-Violence) will make India stronger and serve humanity."

Modi has been criticising the Union government on the Lokpal Bill issue and has accused it of adopting `double standards` with regards to Hazare and his team.

Last week, Modi had alleged that the Congress-led UPA government was using `anti-democratic` means to `wipe out` Anna Hazare`s movement against corruption.

PTI

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