Three days permission for Anna Hazare’s indefinite fast
Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare got three days (72 hours) permission to hold his indefinite fast for a strong Lokpal. Anna has been granted permission to fast at Jai Prakash Narain Park near Firoz Shah Kotla Ground in Delhi. According to the sources, government will take action against Anna continues his fast beyond the given time of 72 hours. The indefinite fast is scheduled from 16 August, 2011.
The activists had earlier suggested four venues Boat Club, Rajghat, Ramlila Maidan and Shaheed Park near ITO other than Jantar Mantar and discussed the pros and cons of holding the fast there, but police had denied all these options and granted permission for JP park, and the team Anna agreed for the venue granted. In the mean time, Anna has started preparing for the fast. He has got himself admitted to Naresh Trehan run Medicity in Gurgaon. A panel of doctors is on job to assess his vital health statistics.
The Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram requested to call off his indefinite fast and said Anna’s fast is unjustified.