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How politicians made tourist attraction Jantar Mantar, a protest spot

How politicians made tourist attraction Jantar Mantar, a protest spot

India TV News Desk [ Updated: January 27, 2014 16:04 IST ]
  • We would never have thought that our heritage would be used as a platform for protesting. Jantar Mantar, one of India's most famous tourist spots, has now turned into a stage of protests.
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    We would never have thought that our heritage would be used as a platform for protesting. Jantar Mantar, one of India's most famous tourist spots, has now turned into a stage of protests.

  • Politicians have made this tourist spot a protest place. View how in further pictures...
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    Politicians have made this tourist spot a protest place. View how in further pictures...

  • Anna Hazare was the first man who brought fame and name to Jantar Mantar. He staged his indefinite fast here to press for Jan Lokpal Bill.
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    Anna Hazare was the first man who brought fame and name to Jantar Mantar. He staged his indefinite fast here to press for Jan Lokpal Bill.

  • Following his footsteps, his then associate Delhi Arvind Kejriwal also chose Jantar Mantar to go on fast until death to press for Jan Lokpal Bill.
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    Following his footsteps, his then associate Delhi Arvind Kejriwal also chose Jantar Mantar to go on fast until death to press for Jan Lokpal Bill.

  • When the infamous December 16 gang rape took police, people came here lit candles to show their anger over insecurity for women in Delhi.
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    When the infamous December 16 gang rape took police, people came here lit candles to show their anger over insecurity for women in Delhi.

  • When Supreme Court gave its verdict against homosexuality, gays organized a march at Jantar Mantar.
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    When Supreme Court gave its verdict against homosexuality, gays organized a march at Jantar Mantar.

  • On January 27 (Monday), expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny staged his protest against his own party from which he was expelled several hours earlier.
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    On January 27 (Monday), expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny staged his protest against his own party from which he was expelled several hours earlier.

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