No compromise on corruption: Arvind Kejriwal

As the nation rallies behind Anna Hazare and his civil society, its members have become more resolute in their fight against corruption.

Updated: Aug 19, 2011, 15:39 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: As the nation rallies behind Anna Hazare and his civil society, its members have become more resolute in their fight against corruption.
The confidence was evident when Zee News talked to a prominent member of Team Anna, Arvind Kejriwal, who reiterated that they will never compromise on the issue of corruption.

Asked whether they are trying to work out a compromise formula with the government, Kejriwal said, “I don’t think there can be any compromise on corruption.”
Though he didn’t rule out further talks with the government, saying, “We are always ready for talks if the government is willing.”

On being asked whether they would compromise on keeping the Prime Minister out of Lokpal’s purview, Arvind questioned back, “Will you tolerate a corrupt Prime Minister?”