Thursday, April 7, 2011

Bollywood supports Anna Hazare

Take a look at the Bollywood celebs who've come out expressing their support for Anna Hazare's movement. Actress Neetu Chandra wrote: "It's high time that Lokpal Bill gets amended in the Constitution, the way Anna Hazaare and civil society representatives have drafted. 64 years of Independence and 42 years of Lokpal Bill proposal, so much time has passed. Government is servant of public, so they are bound to listen to what Indian voters want."
Superstar Aamir Khan has reportedly written a letter to voice his support for Hazare's movement.
Social activist Anna Hazare during the second day of his fast unto death agitation demanding for the enactment of a comprehensive Jan Lokpal Bill, a strong anti-corruption Law, in New Delhi on April 6, 2011. (PTI/Atul Yadav)
Hazare, who entered the third day of his indefinite hunger strike, has vowed to keep fasting to push for changes to a draft bill facilitating corruption complaints against the prime minister and cabinet. Hazare complained that the draft of the Lokpal (Ombudsman) Bill was formulated without the input of civil society groups and had been watered down by ministers. (AFP/Raveendran)
Actress Dia Mirza tweeted her support. "Finally, people are voicing strong support for a man that has, should and will be a great example to our generation. I support Anna Hazare."
Actor and social activist Rahul Bose said: "That it takes an Anna Hazare fasting unto death to effect systemic change is comment enough. corruption part of our DNA."
Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur said, "I support Anna Hazare's fast for national debate on Lokpal Bill. Atleast need Parliament to come out and respond to issue. People like Anna Hazare will force a people's movement against the system. Like Gandhi did against the British."
Ranvir Shorey wrote: "Anna Hazare's crusade is a great litmus test to see if India has any grit left at all. Or have we become a country of corrupt schmoozers."
Juhi Chawla said, "I am complete and absolute supporter of Shri Anna Hazare! All those with a conscience and a clean heart speak up.
Pritish Nandy: "Proud to see common man come out in support of Anna Hazare. It took a 72-year-old man to fast unto death to wake us up."
Anupam Kher asked fans to join the campaign. "When somebody is fighting corruption, I don't judge his ways. I applaud his intentions and actions. I am with ANNA HAZARE. Are you? (sic)," he said.
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted: "Overwhelming momentum generates in for Anna Hazare's fight against corruption. Is Indian gonna be the next Egypt??"

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