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Anna Hazare Launches Awareness Campaign Against Corruption

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Anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare on Thursday appealed to the people to stop corruption and demand to introduce Jana Lokpal bill before next general election.

Addressing a national conclave organized by Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) for the issue of illegal immigration, land rights, anti-corruption and anti-mega dam held in Guwahati, the vetern gandhian said they have not received real freedom.

"The government is making policy to help the foreign companies as inviting to the country," Hazare said.

Hazare accused Manmohan Singh-led union government or misleading the people of India on the decision to implement FDI retail.

"The government should have made policies for development of the farmers, people of India, but it have not, so we have to get ready for second freedom struggle," the anti-corruption leader said.

Hazare said without development in village, economic development is hard to achieve.

Meanwhile, the anti-corruption crusader announced a nationwide movement for stop the corruption awareness, other issues and their rights.

"I will visit all states from January next year to spread awareness on the prevalence of corruption and appealed to the people to assert for their rights," Hazare said.

Hazare appealed to the people to press the government to introduce a powerful Gram Sabha.

Meanwhile, Akhil Gogoi, leader of KMSS gave an ultimatum on December 31, 2013 to Assam state government to complete the update of the National register of Citizens (NRC) in the state.

Over 35 thousand people were gathered in the national conclave.

Hemanta Kumar Nath reports on local news in Assam, the north east Indian state. Read more stories by Hemanta Kumar Nath. Contact him through NewsBlaze.

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