Anna Hazare's fast enters 5th day, villagers block state highway
Sunday, February 3, 2019, 7:26 PM
Social activist Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike entered the fifth-day on Sunday even as villagers blocked a state-highway in support of his agitation in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, leading to traffic-jams in the area. Hazare has been on a-hunger-strike since Wednesday in his native Ralegan Siddhi village in Ahmednagar demanding appointment of anti-corruption watchdogs at Centre and in Maharashtra and resolution of farmers' issue.
Anna Hazare's fast enters 2nd day
Thursday, January 31, 2019, 4:11 PM
Social activist Anna Hazare's hunger strike entered the second day on Thursday as he remained defiant on his demand for appointment of anti-corruption watchdogs at the Centre and in Maharashtra and resolution of farmers' issues. A bandh was also observed by locals in Hazare's native Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district in support of his demands.
Anna Hazare warns of fast from Jan 30 if Lokpal not appointed
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 8:11 PM
Social activist Anna Hazare said on December 1 that he will launch a hunger strike from January 30 next year at his village if the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal is not appointed. In a letter to Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh, Hazare accused the NDA government of making excuses to avoid appointment of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states.