Anna Hazare Warns Modi Govt That He Will Sit On 'Jan Andolan' If Demands Of Protesting Farmers Are Not MetAnna Hazare (AbhiSuryawanshi via Wikipedia)

Activist Anna Hazare has warned the Narendra Modi led central government that he will sit on a 'Jan Andolan' along the lines of his Lokpal agitation of the demands of the farmers are not met, ANI has reported.

"If the government does not accept the demands of the farmers, I will once again sit for a 'Jan Andolan' that will be similar to the Lokpal agitation", Hazare has been quoted as saying.

Hazare claimed that the erstwhile UPA government was left shaken by his Lokpal agitation and he thinks that the farmer protests are along the same lines. Hazare also said that he had organised a one day fast and protest in his village to support the agitating farmers.

Earlier Hazare had appealed to people to spread the farmer agitation across the country.

"I appeal to the people of the country that the agitation which is going on in Delhi should spread across the country. The situation needs to created to create pressure on the government, and to achieve this, farmers need to hit streets. But no one should resort to violence", Hazare had said.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber