Lucknow: More and more people have come out
on streets in support of Anna Hazare with many taking out
rallies, staging demonstrations outside houses of MPs, and
observing fast in different parts of Uttar Pradesh.
Pro-Anna supporters staged dharna in front of the
houses of their respective MPs demanding a written commitment
in support of the Jan Lokpal Bill at various places in the
state, sources said.
In Lucknow, people staged a dharna in front of Union
Minister for Steel Beni Prasad Verma`s house at Gomti Nagar
and Chowk residence of BJP MP Lalji Tandon.
In Kanpur, people staged dharnas in front of Union
Minister of Coal Sriprakash Jaiswal house and ancestral
residence of Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs
Similarly, in Hathras pro-Anna supporters staged a
dharna in front of Lok Dal MP Sarika Singh and submitted a
memorandum on the issue of Jan Lokpal Bill.
School and college students sat on dharna at the GPO
and Jhulelal Park here expressing solidarity with the Gandhian
while social activists took out candlelight marches and
rallies on two-wheelers raising impromptu slogans in his
In Bahraich activists of India Against Corruption
submitted a 15 foot long memorandum addressed to the
Pro-Anna stir were held in Mau and Ballia with people
coming out on roads with national flags and raising
Similarly, people in Ballia started hunger strike in
support of Anna Hazare and his campaign.