Support for Hazare spread in Rajasthan

Support to Anna Hazare`s crusade against corruption continued to spread in parts of Rajasthan with government employees across the state deciding to join the peaceful agitation on Friday.

Updated: Aug 19, 2011, 14:07 PM IST

Jaipur: Support to Anna Hazare`s crusade
against corruption continued to spread in parts of Rajasthan
with government employees across the state deciding to join
the peaceful agitation on Friday.
The state employees will go for a half-day mass leave
after lunch in support of the Gandhian.

"We have given a call for half-day mass leave and a
candle march will be taken out at Ambedkar circle in the
evening. We as citizens are with Anna. We want to give a
message that we are not corrupt and we are also against
corruption," Mahendra Chaudhary, a representative of state
employees federation said.
Traders also staged a dharna at Badi Chaupad in the walled
city. Wearing black ribbon in arms, they raised slogans in
Hazare`s support.

Several other programmes are also proposed later in
the day.

PTI