Dehra Dun: People from all walks of life
including, former Uttarakhand Chief Minister B C Khanduri on Wednesday took out rallies in support of social activist Anna
Hazare`s fight for a strong Lokpal bill against corruption.
Expressing solidarity with Hazare, Khanduri led a march
which was attended by state BJP President Bishan Singh Chufal
and other BJP leaders besides a large number of people.
Starting from Shivaji dharmshala, the march passed
through one of the busiest markets Paltan Bazar and culminated
in the form of a public meeting at Gandhi Park here.
Khanduri said the centre`s attitude in the case of
Hazare has reminded him of "Emergency", when voices of
dissents were crushed. Echoing similar views, Chufal said the
people of the country have stood with the Gandhian as they
want to get rid of corruption.
Advocates under the banner of Uttarakhand Bar Association
also took out a rally in support of Hazare and stayed away
from routine work of the courts.
The students of DAV PG college organised a rally
to lend their support to Hazare in his fight against
The reports reaching from various parts of the hill
state also said that people organised rallies in support of