Nashik: A local resident on Monday formed a
political party named after Anna Hazare.
Dattaji Trimbak Wagh, a businessman who formed the
`Rashtriya Hazaro Anna Party` (RHAP), in an advertisement
published in a local newspaper has urged those over 18 to join
his outfit and claimed that it will contest the upcoming local
bodies elections in Maharashtra.
Work to form national level executive committee, regional
level committee, and to appoint district, city, village-level
office bearers was in progress, Wagh said in the
The party will work towards social cooperation, as well
as in the cultural, arts, sports and the education fields,
while following the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi, Hazare and
other historical figures.
In his advertisement, Wagh said if Hazare decides to
float a political party, he will merge his outfit in it.