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Anna Hazare on Friday expressed confidence that UPA leaders would
show maturity and accept the Janlokpal Bill as drafted by the
"There is still time and I am hopeful that they would
show maturity," Hazare said.
He expressed hope that Union Minister Kapil Sibal and
others would change their stand over the Lokpal Bill.
Hazare said that he is ready to die for a stronger
Lokpal Bill than surrendering before the rulers, "who are
neglecting larger public interest and misusing the power
handed over to them by people."
Hazare was addressing a rally here. Later, while talking
to PTI, Hazare said, "The common will of people is supreme in
democracy and they are against the Lokpal Bill presented by
the government in the Parliament."
Hazare also said that his recent campaign over the Lokpal
Bill in Rajasthan and north India received a good response.
After the function, Hazare left for Jalgaon for hearing
of a case filed by former state minister Suresh Jain against