Shutdown in Vadodara to support Hazare`s campaign

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011 - 16:27

Vadodara: A call for a bandh in the city in
support of social activist Anna Hazare`s fight against
corruption on Friday was well received.

Most of the shops and business establishments in Vadodara
remaining closed for the day.

About 80 trading and business bodies, NGOS, social
activists, advocates and members belonging to academic
communities and medical fraternity have supported the call for
bandh, claimed Paresh Shah, an activist.

The bandh call was given by the city based India Against
Corruption (IAC), a body formed by several activists, in
support of Hazare`s campaign against corruption and also to
protest the non-appointment of a Lokayukta by the Gujarat
government, IAC conveners Dilip Mehta and Hitesh Rawal said.

Meanwhile, the Baroda Bar Association (BBA) has given a
call to keep the courts closed for an indefinite period in
support of Hazare`s cause, BBA president Ranjit Rathod.

PTI



First Published: Friday, August 19, 2011 - 16:27

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