Anna supporter enters Parliament, detained

The man wore a T-shirt with `I Am Anna` printed on it and shouted slogans hailing Hazare.

Last Updated: Aug 26, 2011, 17:10 PM IST

New Delhi: Wearing an `I Am Anna` T-shirt, a lone protester managed to enter the Parliament complex on Friday and shouted slogans on the road before the main porch before security personnel clamped their hands on his mouth and bundled him away.

As soon as he reached the main porch, the protester raised slogans in support of the Jan Lokpal Bill, shouting "Vande Mataram", "Inquilab Zindabad", and "Anna Hazare Zindabad".

He continued to raise the slogans as security personnel swooped down on him and whisked him away.

The middle-aged man, who identified himself as Manjeet
from Rohtak in Haryana, had come to Parliament on visitor`s
pass.

Wearing a grey safari suit, he was in a queue along with
visitors at around 3 PM. Suddenly he took off his shirt,
revealing a white undershirt with Hazare`s photo and shouted slogans.

On Wednesday and Thursday, small groups of people demonstrated outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s 7, Race Course Road official residence in support of Hazare`s demand for passing his Jan Lokpal Bill that he says is stronger than the government`s version that has been referred to a parliamentary standing committee.

IANS