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Pilots express solidarity with movement for Lokpal Bill

Last Updated: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 23:07

Kolkata: Encouraged with the movement of
social activist Anna Hazare, members of the Indian Commercial
Pilots Association (ICPA) on Wednesday observed a `Sankalp Diwas` and
held a candle march to Gandhi`s statue with members of NGOs.

ICPA Regional Secretary Rajesh Keuskar said that
they supported the movement by a number of NGOs demanding a
Lokpal Bill for a corruption free India.

The participants highlighted the 2G spectrum,
Commonwealth Games the second army scam and raised slogans
against crime, corruption and reservation.

Nearly 50 striking pilots, all members of the ICPA,
walked with candles and placards from the Esplanade to the
Gandhi statue at the Maidan nearby.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 23:07
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