Token fast demanding strong Lokpal



Chennai: Standing by social activist Anna Hazare for a strong Jan Lokpal bill to curb corruption in all political ranks and bureaucray, over 700 people under the banner of 'India Against Corruption' observed a one-day token fast here demanding a strong Lokpal.

"We are over 700 people here. We want a Lokpal that will clean up Indian society," Venkat Narayanan, one of the participants said.

The activists said they were "excited" to learn that their leader Anna Hazare would be visiting the city on December 18.

PTI