Gandhian Anna Hazare will commence his hunger strike today at the Ramlila Maidan, Delhi, for a strong Lokpal bill. The fast will be for two weeks.
The deadlock between Team Anna and the Union Government was resolved after a half an hour meeting Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta had with Hazare aides Kiran Bedi, Prashant Bhushan, Manish Sisodia and Arvind Kejriwal.
The Union Government climbed down after the Opposition launched a renewed attack on the government in Parliament over Hazare’s arrest and spontaneous rallies in support of Anna across the country.
Kiran Bedi said there were no conditions relating to the number of people to be allowed at the protest venue. She added that if necessity arises, Team Anna can get
Eminent cardiologist Naresh Trehan of Vedanta Medicity and government doctors would look after Hazare during his protest.