Ralegan Siddhi: Social activist Anna
Hazare, whose `maun vrat` (vow of silence) entered the second
day on Monday, is communicating with visitors by writing on a
"Anna is communicating by writing a few words or lines on
notepad," his associate Datta Awari said.
"Queried about the future course of action, Hazare wrote
continue the agitation", he said.
If felt tired or preoccupied with something, Hazare, who
is sitting under a banyan tree near the Padmavati temple here,
just folds his hands and waives at the crowd, he said.
According to his associates, Hazare had been continuously
interacting with people after ending his 12-day fast for
Lokpal in Delhi in August and this has put him under strain.
"So he took a vow of silence for peace of soul," one of his
close aides had said.
The vow comes close on the heels of the recent assault by
suspected Ram Sene activists on a key `Team Anna` member
advocate Prashant Bhushan, who spoke in favour of plebiscite
Hazare distanced himself from Bhushan`s statement, saying
he did not agree with it.