Firecrackers burst in Hazare`s village after end of fast

Last Updated: Friday, August 3, 2012 - 21:07

Mumbai: Anna Hazare`s native village Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra`s Ahmednagar district on Friday celebrated the end of Team Anna`s fast in Delhi by bursting firecrackers and taking out a procession.

"The villagers burst firecrackers to welcome ending of the fast," Hazare`s aide Datta Awari told PTI over phone from the village.

The village folks also took out a procession and gathered at the local deity Yadavbaba temple, Awari said.

Over a thousand villagers, including women and children danced to celebrate the occasion, he said.

Asked when was Hazare expected to return to Ralegan Siddhi, Aware said he did not have the information.

The village sarpanch Jaisinh Mapari had left for Delhi along with some other villagers yesterday to meet the social activist.

PTI



First Published: Friday, August 3, 2012 - 21:07

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