India: Activist’s hunger strike galvanizes public’s anger over government corruption

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April 7, 2011
Canadian Business Online [Canada]    
Posted in LAND News, News, PND News

"A 73-year-old Indian activist harnessing the tactics of Mohandas K. Gandhi has galvanized public anger at rampant corruption with a high-profile hunger strike demanding the government adopt immediate reforms. Anna Hazare's fast, which entered its third day Thursday, has drawn breathless, round-the-clock TV coverage, attracted the support of an array of opposition — and even some ruling party — politicians and has sent the government scrambling in search of a compromise." (04/07/11)

 

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