Its the 9th day today , when key Team Anna members, Manish Sisodia,Gopal Rai and Arvind Kejriwal (who is also diabetic) have not eaten anything, demanding the government for an independent probe against 14 cabinet ministers! The government seems to be following the strategy of ‘Deaf Ears’ this time, with none from the government even bothering about the fast at Jantar Mantar, in the nation’s capital ! Doctors have been advising the 400 people on fast(including the Team Anna key members) to get hospitalized and Kejriwal being a diabetic, needs a mandatory hospitalization! However, the team has so far declined any medical assistance ! Delhi Police has been reminding the team of their written agreement to get hospitalized in case of emergency and to make sure there is no compromise in law and order due to the Fast held by the Team ! Interestingly, the unofficial speakers of UPA – Mr Digvijay Singh or Mr Salman Khurshid have not been heard making speeches against the Team Anna, anymore! Seems the government is firm this time and not willing to give any importance to the protest ! It would be interesting to see who would give up first, Team Anna or the UPA government! Most importantly, the opposition parties have preferred keeping out this time , probably, after Anna has declared the formation of a new political party , if need be, for 2014 General Elections ! There may be a second reason to it – Political Leaders are counted in numbers who can support Anti-Corruption Movement 😀 ! Rather they be shut to avoid trouble on self ! No one can deny , neither the Congress or BJP , the two major national level parties, have done anything up to the expectations of their supporters(whenever they have held power) and 2014 elections will surely remind them of changing Indian mentality !
Amidst heavy security of cops (1000 plus), started the one-day fast of Anna Hazare against the ‘deaf and dumb’ government which he claimed has kept his eyes closed on people fighting against corruption. Anna said , had the Lokpal Bill been introduced by the government, people may not have lost lives fighting against mafias and corrupt system.
1000 plus cops will be deployed at Jantar Mantar, following the one day, fast-protest led by Anna Hazare against the killings and attacks on whistle-blowers of corruption.Young IPS officer , Narendra Kumar’s alleged killing by coal-mafia in Madhya Pradesh is the leading reason along with other killings and attacks.40 families of sufferers of such incidents will join Anna at Jantar Mantar protest and this includes father of Narendra Kumar as well.
Team Anna has seeked permission for the fast with not more than 1000 people to attend the one-day protest.