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Monday, November 4, 2013

Anna Hazare

FIGHT AGAINST CURROPTION WITH ANNA HAZARE
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ANNA HAZARE


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Popular Name : Anna Hazare
Father Name : Baburao Hazare
Mother Name : Smt. Laxmibai Hazare
Date of Birth : 15 – June- 1937
Birth Place : Bhingar, Maharashtra, India
Religion : Hinduism
Nationality : Indian
Present Address : Ralegan Siddhi, Parner, Maharashtra,
Kisan Baburao Hazare, popularly known as Anna Hazare (January 15, 1940),
is an Indian social activist he especially recognized only for his contribution in the development of Ralegan Siddhi, a village in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, India and also a great efforts for establishing it as model village, for this effort he was also awarded the Padma Bhushan by Govt. of India, in 1992.
After leading a number of nonviolent protests in Maharashtra state against corruption, Hazare started a fast unto death on 5 April 2011 to exert pressure on the government of India to enact a strong anti-corruption act as envisaged in the Jan Lokpal Bill, a law to establish a Lokpal (ombudsman) with the power to deal with corruption in public offices.
Septuagenarian Hazare demands for a bill that gives an independent ombudsman police-like powers to prosecute ministers, bureaucrats and judges had tapped into widespread anger over a spate of graft scandals that have tarnished the country image and weakened the government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Anna Hazare has been honoured with the Padma Shri in 1990 and the Padma Vibhushan in 1992. In addition, he has been the recipient of numerous awards from various state, national and international organizations, including the prestigious Transparency International (IT) Integrity award in 2003 from Transparency International Government and Anna Hazare kept the communication going on contentious issues concerning Lokpal bill on the fourth day of the fast of the social activist.
On the issue of notification, Anna Hazare suggested the alternative of an official order outlining the details of the committee.

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The fast ended on 9 April 2011, the day after all of Hazare demands were agreed by the government of India. The government issued a gazette notification on the formation of a joint committee (of government and civil society representatives) to draft an effective Lokpal Bill.
According to the July 2011 findings of a CNN-IBN- Hindustan Times Opinion poll, the Indian public prefers Anna Hazare to the Government of India to tackle corruption, and also see him as more trustworthy than the government.
According to an Indian daily English newspaper Daily News and Analysis annual list of top 50 most influential people for 2011, Anna Hazare is the most influential person in Mumbai.
Anna Hazare was arrested in 1998 during Shiv Sena-BJP rule in Maharashtra when a defamation suit was filed against him by then Maharashtra Social Welfare minister Babanrao Golap of Shiv Sena.

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