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80 Detained For Protesting Near PM's Residence On Lokpal Issue

PTI 21 Aug 2011, 21:49:43 IST

New Delhi, Aug 21:  Scores of people were today detained when they were protesting near the Prime Minister's official residence here demanding that a strong Lokpal Bill be passed in Parliament.

Around 80 people were taken into custody near 7, Race Course Road residence of the Prime Minister this afternoon, sources said.

They were protesting against the Government's Lokpal Bill and demanded that the Jan Lokpal Bill formulated by Team Anna be tabled in Parliament. PTI