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Anna's Team-2 in place, says, the movement is on

PTI [ Updated 10 Nov 2012, 23:23:10 ]
Anna's Team-2 in place, says, the movement is on
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New Delhi, Nov 10: Almost two months after his split with Arvind Kejriwal-led group, Anna Hazare on Saturday unveiled his new team to take his “apolitical” anti-corruption battle forward with a promise to expand the panel within a month in which former Army chief V K Singh could be a special invitee. 



The first list does not have names like that of the former Army chief or activists P V Rajagopal and ‘Waterman’ Rajinder Singh and agriculture expert Devender Sharma. 

Rajagopal and  Rajinder Singh had earlier snapped ties with Team Anna while  Sharma had opposed Kejriwal-led group’s plans to turn the movement political. 

Sources said former army chief V K Singh could be inducted as a special invitee in the Coordination Committee. 

A press statement issued by the group said  Hazare reconstituted the Coordination Committee to re-energise India Against Corruption (IAC) movement, signalling a possible confrontation with Kejriwal-led group which is still using the name. 

Anna Hazare had a split with Kejriwal-led group over the question of anti-graft movement taking a political course. 

Hazare announced the 15-member Coordination Committee, which has erstwhile Team Anna’s members Justice (Retd) Santosh Hegde, Kiran Bedi, Medha Patkar, Akhil Gogoi, Sunita Godara, Arvind Gaur, Shivendra Singh Chauhan and Rakesh Rafiq. 

The new faces in the committee are former DGP (Punjab) Shashikant, former IAS officer Avinash Dharmadhikari, Lt Col Brijendra Khokhar, Ran Singh Arya, activist Akshay Kumar and agri expert Vishambhar Chaudhary. 

“I had sent an invite for Gen V K Singh (for today’s meeting). He will be meeting me later,”  Hazare told reporters here after a day-long meeting of the committee.  
 


Related Tags: Anna Hazare , Kiran Bedi , Medha Patkar


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