Hazare to visit Chennai on December 18

Social activist Anna Hazare and his team would visit the city next week as part of stepping up their demand for a stronger Lokpal.

Chennai: Social activist Anna Hazare and his
team would visit the city next week as part of stepping up
their demand for a stronger Lokpal.

"Anna and his team will be here on December 18 and
participate in a public meeting," India Against Corruption,
Chennai-Chapter, Volunteer Venkatnarayanan told reporters here
on Friday.

The venue of the public meeting would be announced later,
he said.

He said IAC volunteers across Tamil Nadu would observe a
token fast on December 11 expressing solidarity with Hazare
who is set to stage a similar protest protesting the Standing
Committee proposals, which excludes his key demands like
bringing lower bureaucracy under the ambit of the ombudsman
besides provisions for Citizen`s Charter.

"The token fast will be conducted on December 11 across
Tamil Nadu coinciding Anna`s fast in Jantar Mantar in New
Delhi," he said.

PTI

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