Anna Hazare announces fast until death from Jan 30 to demand the setting up of Lokpal and Lok Ayukta!

Shaihzad Abid/ Rahul Kumar Jha

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New Delhi: Anna Hazare with Rashtiya Kisaan Mahasangh will jointly hold a nation-wide protest from January 30 for the demand of implementation of Swaminathan Aayog report and other pro-farmer issues.

Rashtiya Kisaan Mahasangh (RKM) which is the parent organisation of more than 180 non-political farmers organisation will lead the protest under the leadership of Anna Hazare, the massive protest will be joined by lakhs of youth, labourers and farmers.

According to RKM, “Before 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Modi had promised to implement Swaminathan Aayog report and LokPal bill, the ruling is completing its tenure but none of the promise is fulfilled. The Supreme Court has warned three times to the ruling government for the implementation of LokPal but the Modi is still sleeping.”

The organisation also blamed the ruling government for the current farmers crisis.

Following are the demands of massive protest:-

– Implementation of LokPal and installation of Lokayukt in states.

– Full waiving off ongoing loans of famers.

– Decidation of Minimmum Selling Price (MSP) of Fruits, Vegetables and Milk.

– Pension of famers.

Addressing the Press Conference, Anna Hazare, “The ruling government is waiving off loans of big corporates but they were never worried about the farming crisis from which the farmers of the country are undergoing.”

On the Rafale Controversy, Hazare said,” I am studying the documents of the deal, in near future I will hold a press conference on this.”

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