Grand welcome arranged in Ralegan for Hazare`s homecoming

Preparations are in full swing here to welcome veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare, who will reach his village Ralegan Siddhi here today from Delhi, after government gave into his demands on the Jan Lokpal Bill.

Ahmednagar: Preparations are in full swing
here to welcome veteran Gandhian and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, who will reach his village Ralegan Siddhi here Monday from Delhi, after government gave into his demands on
the Jan Lokpal Bill.

The village in Parner tehsil saw people hoisting `gudis`
to celebrate the grand victory of the noted activist. An attractive cracker show has been arranged to welcome Hazare.
Also, huge amount of sweets have been prepared for
distribution on the occasion. Bhajan and lezim mandals from
all over district have reached Ralegan to accord a warm
homecoming to Hazare, who broke his 98-hour-long fast on
Saturday after the government issued a notification for
drafting an effective Lokpal Bill.
Shyam Asawa, trustee of the activist`s Bhrastachar
Virodhi Jan Andolan said here today that a lunch and
dinner has been arranged for all who came to the activist`s
village to welcome him.

Anna is coming to Pune from Delhi by a flight at 4 p.m
and is scheduled to reach Ralegan by 6 pm, Asawa said.

PTI

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