Apr 9, 2011-- Anna Hazare, a 73-year-old Gandhian, sat fasting in the burning sun, and he promises to stay until death -- unless his Indian government agreed to consider a powerful law that could rid Indian politics of the scourge of corruption. A tall order. Yet, after single-handedly provoking a people's revolution that galavinized millions of his countrymen, the 72-year-old activist who launched what he calls "India's second freedom struggle" is likely to end his four-day hunger strike tonight. It took Anna Hazare about 82 hours of fasting to accomplish every point of an agenda that seemed preposterously ambitious when the week began. (7288 reads)
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