Team Anna Announced; Bedi, Patkar lead Charge
TNI Bureau: First time after splitting from Arvind Kejriwal and his group, Anna Hazare held a meeting of his new core group members and announced the formation of new Team Anna. Kiran Bedi and Medha Patkar have now taken the charge of Team Anna. Justice Santosh Hegde is also expected to be part of the Core Group. Akhil Gogoi and former DG (Prisons of Punjab, Shashi Kant too joined the team.
The Team Anna members vowed to continue their fight against the government’s wrongdoings and corruption at all levels. Team Anna has also assured the people of India that it would re-launch the movement with new energy.
Anna Hazare revealed that many top people from all sections of the society, including police officers, Ex-armymen, IAS officers and professors have expressed their interest to join Team Anna and participate in the movement against graft.
Anna Hazare demanded a strong Lokpal again and asked the people to join his stir to bring a revolution in the country. He also sought the investigating agencies to be independent of the government’s control. Team Anna’s office will be inaugurated at the Sarvodaya Enclave in New Delhi tomorrow. Anna’s movement will begin at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan. He will tour the country over the next 18 months to rejuvenate the people.