Vikhe-Patil, senior Congress leader, backs Anna Hazare

Last Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 18:10

Ahmednagar: Senior Congress leader and
former union minister Balasaheb Vikhe-Patil on Thursday said that he
supported social activist Anna Hazare`s anti-corruption
movement.

"Hazare is a truly inspired the by the philosophy of
Indian freedom struggle and Mahatma Gandhi. As a true
Congressman and his old colleague, I support his movement for
corruption-free India," Vikhe-Patil said at Ralegan
Siddhi, Hazare`s native village.

Nation must come first for any Congressman, he added.

The senior Congress leader earlier met Hazare.

Hazare had served the nation selflessly for more than
three decades and no one should doubt his intentions and
integrity, Vikhe-Patil added.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 18:10

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