Mumbai: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare
has said he has no desire to hold any post as it would not be
possible for him to continue with the work he is doing at
"I don`t desire to be the President. Whatever work is
being done by me today won`t be possible if I hold that post,"
Hazare said in a TV interview.
"Several people tried to persuade me to become an MLA or
an MP or minister but I am not interested in these posts
either. Whatever I can do today, I won`t be able to do so
after becoming a minister," he said.
Meanwhile, Hazare reiterated his decision to begin a
hunger-strike on the last day of the winter session of
Maharashtra Legislature if the Congress-led state government
failed to bring in a legislation for a strong and effective
Lokayukta in the state.
Maintaining that he was influenced by the thoughts of
Mahatma Gandhi and Swami Vivekanand, Hazare said he was
carrying out his work based on ideologies of these two great