Press Esc to close
Saturday 24 June 2017
News updated at 5:32 PM IST

M S Dhoni's elder brother bats for Anna Hazare

Last updated: 17 August, 2011
Ranchi, Aug 17, (PTI) : 11:48 IST

As support for Anna Hazare poured in for the second day today in Jharkhand, Team India Captain M S Dhoni's elder brother Narendra Singh Dhoni pitched in for the Gandhian saying his demand for a strong Lokpal bill should be accepted by the Centre in its totality.

"The Jan Lokpal Bill has to be brought immediately. I am supporting Anna with an open mind like any other citizen of the country," Narendra Singh Dhoni told reporters as he participated in slogan shouting in Ranchi, in support of Hazare's demand for the anti-corruption bill.

The activists of India Against Corruption/Civil society, Jharkhand Chapter (IAC/CS), were seen distributing black badges to the people at different traffic points to register their protest against the arrest of Hazare yesterday and denying him the right to sit on a hunger strike at J P park to demand the anti-corruption bill.

"We are requesting pedestrians, motor-cyclists and all citizens to wear black badges and protest the anti-democratic step taken by the Central government," the convener of the Jharkhand Chapter of IAC/CS, Sanjay Seth said.

"All the left parties have also taken out a protest rally against the Centre's attack on democratic right and attempt to cover up corruption," CPI(M) Central Committee member, J S Majumdar, told reporters here.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind flanked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief...

NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind flanked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief...

A police officer offers supports to the son of slain DSP Mohammed Ayub Pandit to pay respects to...

A police officer offers supports to the son of slain DSP Mohammed Ayub Pandit to pay respects to...

Members of Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Hind (Delhi state) burn an effigy during a protest against Israel at...

Members of Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Hind (Delhi state) burn an effigy during a protest against Israel at...

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV C38, carrying earth observation satellite...

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV C38, carrying earth observation satellite...

Muslims take cover with a cloth to protect themselves from scorching heat as they offer last...

Muslims take cover with a cloth to protect themselves from scorching heat as they offer last...

BSF personnel take part in a cycle rally at India Gate to aware people against drugs in New Dehi...

BSF personnel take part in a cycle rally at India Gate to aware people against drugs in New Dehi...

Angry students burn railway properties during a violent protest against Central government over...

Angry students burn railway properties during a violent protest against Central government over...

Former Union minister Nagmani showing a bullet which was fired from an unidentified assailant...

Former Union minister Nagmani showing a bullet which was fired from an unidentified assailant...

Children are seen near the entrance gate of Maroda Village which was renamed as 'Trump Village'...

Children are seen near the entrance gate of Maroda Village which was renamed as 'Trump Village'...

Children play football in mud after rainfall in Kolkata on Friday. PTI

Children play football in mud after rainfall in Kolkata on Friday. PTI

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.