Chennai, Dec 9: Social activist Anna Hazare and his team would visit the city next week as part of stepping up their demand for a stronger Lokpal.
“Anna and his team will be here on December 18 and participate in a public meeting,” India Against Corruption, Chennai-Chapter, Volunteer Venkatnarayanan told reporters here today.
The venue of the public meeting would be announced later, he said.
He said IAC volunteers across Tamil Nadu would observe a token fast on December 11 expressing solidarity with Hazare who is set to stage a similar protest protesting the Standing Committee proposals, which excludes his key demands like bringing lower bureaucracy under the ambit of the ombudsman besides provisions for Citizen's Charter.
“The token fast will be conducted on December 11 across Tamil Nadu coinciding Anna's fast in Jantar Mantar in New Delhi,” he said.