Citizens Hold rally In Support Of Hazare In Mumbai, Ralegan

Mumbai/Ralegan, Dec 11: Hundreds of citizens today participated in a vehicle rally taken out to express solidarity with Anna Hazare for an effective Lokpal.  The rally, organised by the Mumbai unit of India Against Corruption
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PTI 11 Dec 2011, 19:15:58 PM IST

Mumbai/Ralegan, Dec 11: Hundreds of citizens today participated in a vehicle rally taken out to express solidarity with Anna Hazare for an effective Lokpal. 

The rally, organised by the Mumbai unit of India Against Corruption (IAC), began from Shivaji Park at Dadar in Central Mumbai.

Before the start of rally, over 100 youngsters participated in a street dance, led by Khushvi Gandhi of IAC, to spread awareness about the cause among common people.

IAC volunteer Praful Vora told PTI that as many as 300 vehicles, including motorbike, bicycle, buses, trucks, were part of the rally which was joined by enthusiastic supporters of Hazare.

“Citizens are together in the rally and are pressing for strong and effective Jan Lokpal Bill as demanded by Anna Hazare,” he said.

The rally culminated at Azad Maidan in south Mumbai after passing across Worli, Haji-Ali, Tardeo, Opera House and Nana Chowk localities.

Meanwhile, villagers in Ralegan Siddhi today observed a day-long fast to support Hazare.

Even shops in the village downed shutters to express solidarity with the veteran Gandhian. 

A ‘Prabhat Pheri' (morning march) was carried out in the village which was joined by students. 

The hour-long march taken out across the village culminated at Yadavbaba temple.

A TV set has also been placed in Yadavbaba temple where the villagers are watching all the updates that are taking place in Delhi.

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