Ralegan folks reaching MMRDA to join Hazare
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Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 11:57
Mumbai: Concern over Anna Hazare's health weighing on their minds, villagers of Ralegan Siddhi are reaching Mumbai on the second day of his fast for a strong Lokpal Bill.

"About seven to eight vehicles, carrying people of Ralegan, including the village sarpanch, are reaching Mumbai," Hazare's associate Datta Awari told PTI over phone from the Gandhian's native village.

The village observed a bandh yesterday as students went on a token day-long fast and a candle-light march was taken out.

They remained glued to TV to watch the proceedings at MMRDA ground on day one of the latest anti-corruption agitation launched by Hazare, he said. Hazare has decided to continue with his fast rejecting appeals by his close aides Arvind Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi to call it off.


First Published: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 11:57

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