Police nod to Team Anna’s protest at Ramlila Maidan
New Delhi: Team Anna on Friday got permission from Delhi Police to hold protest at Ramlila Maidan here from December 27 for five days in support of Anna Hazare who will go on fast in Mumbai.
"We have got permission for five days. This can be extended," a Team Anna member said.
Hazare will be sitting on fast in Mumbai from December 27 for three days, the member said, adding in support of the activist, his supporters will hold protest here.
Team Anna is expected to get the no objection certificate from Delhi police by today afternoon.
The nod came after Team Anna provided clarifications sought by police.
Earlier this month, the Delhi Police had sought details, including the expected gathering and names of VVIPs attending, from Team Anna to give permission for its Ramlila Maidan agitation from December 27 for a strong Lokpal.
Police had asked Team Anna to provide the schedule and nature of the programme on day-to-day basis besides expected gathering on the function at Ramlila Ground
It also asked for the name and numbers of VVIP/VIP attending the programme, details of volunteers, time of speech and by whom and sitting plan.
Police has also sought "the names of persons who will sit on the dais and number of vehicle which will be parked inside and outside Ramlila Maidan".
Team Anna had approached Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD, which owns the ground having a capacity of around 30,000, which told the group that they would be able to give it for ten days as there were prior applications.
If he sits on fast at Ramlila, it will be his fourth fast on the issue this year and second in the same ground.
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