Anna supporters protest outside PM`s residence

A crowd of Anna Hazare`s supporters throgned the residence of PM Manmohan Singh demanding passing og Jan Lokpal Bill.

Updated: Aug 24, 2011, 20:49 PM IST

New Delhi: Scores of Anna Hazare supporters staged a protest outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s residence on the Wednesday afternoon demanding immediate passing of the Jan Lokpal bill, ahead of an all-party meeting.
Hoodwinking police, protesters gathered outside 7 Race Course Road residence of Singh in small groups and then re-grouped shouting slogans against the government and demanding that a strong Lokpal bill be passed.

Police immediately swung into action and took 50 people, including women, into a bus and then to a nearby police station.

The protest affected traffic on the Race Course Road for some time.

PTI