BJP takes out anti-corruption rally in Leh
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Last Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 18:17
Jammu: Expressing its support to the movement against corruption led by Anna Hazare, the Bhartiya Janta Party held a demonstration against the UPA government in Leh town of Ladakh region.

Led by J and K BJP General Secretary Satish Sharma and former MP Thupstan Chewang, party activists took out a march in support of Anna in Leh town last evening, a party release said.

Raising anti-UPA government and pro-Anna slogans, the rally passed through various marketplaces before cluminating at the office of the Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh.

Demanding an early passage of a strong Jan Lokpal Bill, Sharma and Chewang asked the Centre to accept the bill as per wishes and aspiration of millions of Indians.

They also decided to extend full support to Anna Hazare in his movement against corruption.

All shops were closed during the rally. The copy of Government version of the Lokpal Bill was burnt amid sloganeering.


First Published: Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 18:17

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