India Against Corruption, a non-governmental organization, on Tuesday launched a three-day dhrana here at Indira Park in support of three-day fast of Anti-Corruption Activist, Anna Hazare’s that was initiated today in Mumbai against the weak Lok Pal bill introduced in the Parliament.
Over 400 Jan Lok Pal supporters, from different walks of life, took out anti-corruption procession from two different locations in the City that finally culminated at Dharna Chowk.
“Over 13 members of went on a hunger strike against weak anti-corruption bill, which is to be followed by a ‘Jail Bharo Andolan’ program which will be carried out simultaneously throughout the nation,” said Shashank Rajwadi, IAC member.
In order to keep the momentum for the anti-corruption movement on , the IAC, Hyderabad was seen telecasting the live Lok Shaba sessions on Lok Pal bill at Dharna Chowk, which is being strongly opposed by the saying that the bill introduced deficient in many ways.
According anna’s team, the anti-corruption bill introduced in parliament by the UPA government is weaker than the one which was discussed in the month of August, said the IAC member.
Later in the evening, a mammoth candle light gathering was organized at by the anti-corruption supporters demanding for an effective strong Lok Pal bill.
The demands mainly included were -independent body for selection of Lok Pal members, CBI (having administrative and investigative powers) to be under Lok Pal, Lok Pal with dedicated investigative wing among others.