Helping Anna Hazare

he’s a 70 year old man who’s gone on a hunger fast to fight corruption. He’s going to die unless we do something to help. Its time to stop bitching, and time to start DOING. I think we need to do something.

Lets organise a simultaneous flashmob hungerfast in delhi, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad and bangalore. We need to have someone who can take responsibility for each city and at least 20 supporters. Its a FULL DAY FAST, we congregate at 9 and stay till night. We ONLY drink water. lets DO this guys. lets DO this

Locations – Delhi – India Gate, AHmedabad – Sabarmati Ashram, Mumbai – Gateway of India, Bangalore – i dont know.

Date – Saturday or sunday?

Coax your friends family anyone you know to join you. together we have a voice. Together we are lions. Its time they hear us roar.

Inputs/volunteers? lets organise ourselves… fast! he’ll die soon… for us.

(For those of you who cant commit this one day of your lives – do SOMETHING else – pester every “public figure” you know on twitter…. enough of you pesterting them will help)


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23 Responses to Helping Anna Hazare

  1. Anonymous says:

    Please support!

  2. lets do it this sunday!

  3. thedailytamasha says:

    I am in. Will get at least 5-6 friends together. Saturday or Sunday both are fine. Leave me your email id so that we can co-ordinate and consolidate further. I am in Mumbai.

    – Varun

  4. Anonymous says:

    Is it Sunday 10th or Saturday 9th?


    We can call the mumbai coordinator and be there on Saturday or Sunday or both. I am in!

  6. Mazher Ramzanali says:

    Hey, I’m in ……

    Mumbai. Represent !

  7. paisawise says:

    why not at Chennai

  8. Niyati Naudiyal says:

    What about Delhi??

  9. S. Seshadri says:


    Your voice against corruption is fully supported by 1.2 billion Indians. We fully support your efforts in making the Government bring this lokpal bill.

  10. Tanul Mishra says:

    I am ok with Saturday or Sunday both. Will keep checking in for details. Will get in as many people as possible.

  11. joanna david says:

    I am definitely coming. il get a few friends along.

  12. Dinesh says:

    I dont know why you guys left chennai. Chennai -please respond to this. “Tamilan endru sollada , Thalai nimirndu Nillada” or ….

  13. Sreejith says:

    We will support him in every way possible. Let me know the exact date.

  14. Pravin Vilas says:

    Dear All

    In Bangalore the support is at freedom park
    Lets be there

  15. Raja says:

    The Bangalore gathering is happening at Freedom Park. It is on since the 5th. Freedom park is near Gandhinagar, Majestic.

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  17. rupesh agarwal says:

    Yesterday I was watching the NDTV24x7 here in the UK chaired by Barkha Dutt. The subject was Mr Anna Hazare’s fast on corruption in Indian politics on Jan Lokpal bill. Where views were asked from some politicians including Kapil Sibbel. When she asked him to express his opinion then Kapil Sibbel showed his innocence as if nothing happened and showed surprise why this fast is taking place. Also NSC is not a part of any govt and they can take any suggestion from civil society and then he claimed to take them further. He said that he is open to dialogue and further told that he is willing to break impasses.He claimed, “we dealt with terrorist organisation and across the border and the process was to have the dialogue”. So he is comparing this fast at par with terrorists’ demands that he had claimed to resolve through dialogue.

    Finally, he started showing his anger that why she (Barkha) is asking such questions. He asked what are charges against him. And Barkha Dutt was unable to react on that. Why? Can’t she could say that the charge against him is that he saw no wrong doing in the 2G spectrum and later what came out is not hidden from the nation. My question is can we trust these journalists ? They are so vocal with common men but when it come to deal with corrupt officials and politicians I have not seen them to take any strong stand for the nation. They appear too vocal when asking questions from less literate politicians like Lalu but when a more civilised (in appearance) politician (in this case Kapil Sibbel) shows his anger personally , she gets intimidated and do not show such interest of fulfilling their duty as journalist. Why? Are they taking personal favour from them? Why they have two parameters when it come to deal with corrupt people?

  18. kukkumol says:

    A word for the government too. Just what exactly are you thinking when you are trying to shove an impotent law down people’s throats? And what makes you feel that threatening, crushing or insulting Anna will take away people’s need to rid India of corruption? Anna did not create an anti-corruption sentiment, he merely tapped into it. Crushing Anna will not take away that sentiment. It will just make it fester more. Right now, the movement is still controlled. By going back on your word, displaying arrogance and not listening to the people, you are risking the country’s descent into chaos. Be careful. Accountability is much easier to deal with than anarchy. Fix the Lokpal Bill now, please.

    Finally, for the people of India, it is time to prove Uncle Cynic wrong. There is a bigger truth than his ‘nothing ever changes in India’. That truth comes from the Gita, which states “Nothing is permanent”. The Gita also says, “When the pot of sin overflows, something happens to restore order.” Now, it is up to you to determine if the pot of sin has overflowed. It is for you to say what it means for Indians to act out their dharma. And you, and only you, will decide if it is time to come on the streets.

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