RSS supports Anna Hazare’s anti-corruption movement: HUBLIDate posted: April 6, 2011 | Short URL: https://samvada.org/?p=3780 | Share:
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh expressed its support for Anna Hazare’s anti-corruption movement at Hubli, Karnataka. Several senior RSS office bearers including Sridhar Nadiger, RSS General secretary of North Karnataka, several other RSS activists participated in a protest programme. Here is a media report from Times of India.
HUBLI: Writer-activist Patil Puttappa, Gandhi Vichara Vedike president Dr Mahesh Nalwad, vice-president Daranappanavar, BVB College principal Ashok Shettar and Sankalp Semiconductors CEO Vivek Pawar were some of the prominent personalities of the city who joined the nationwide indefinite hunger strike led by social activist Anna Hazare for the passage of Lokpal Bill, here on Tuesday. Representatives of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Deshpande Foundation, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and other organizations also took part in the agitation
Techies, educationists, businessmen, doctors and leaders of labourers and student organizations also expressed their solidarity with Hazare.
Speaking on the occasion, Puttappa said there are several places in the country where there is no light and water. “But corruption prevails everywhere, and Karnataka tops the list of corrupt states,” he claimed.
Puttappa said that he has been hearing since the Nehru times that anti-social elements and corrupt will be hanged. “But no such thing has happened so far. There is a need to strengthen the hands of Hazare who has launched a fight in this regard,” he added.
Representatives of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Deshpande Foundation, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and other organizations also took part in the agitation.