Discussions Held Between Supporters Of Anna Hazare And Indian Government

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The supporter of Anna Hazare held first round of discussions with the government about the fate of the anticorruption bill. Hazare who has been on a hunger strike since Tuesday due to a standoff with the government over a proposed anti corruption bill, vowed to continue with his protest till the bill was passed in parliament. Hazare has garnered tens of thousands of supporters since he was arrested, while Singh’s government has been criticized for mishandling the protest and jailing the social activist.