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Wide-Spread Support To Anna Hazare In AP

Hyderabad, Apr 7 :  As the fast-unto-death of social activist Anna Hazare entered the third day, there was a groundswell of public support for him across Andhra Pradesh in the form of candle-light march and
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PTI 08 Apr 2011, 10:44:58 AM IST

Hyderabad, Apr 7 :  As the fast-unto-death of social activist Anna Hazare entered the third day, there was a groundswell of public support for him across Andhra Pradesh in the form of candle-light march and signature campaign.

Several people, including children, youth and freedom fighters held candlelight vigil and organised processions at People's Plaza and near Necklace Road railway station here this evening expressing their solidarity with the 72-year-old's protest.

Telangana Jagruthi President K Kavitha besides members of different organisations lighted candles and extended their support to Hazare.

In several districts, people came out on streets in support of Hazare's demand for enactment of Jan Lokpal Bill.

At many places, signature campaigns were undertaken while people also resorted to agitations and conducted relay hunger strikes in different districts like Vizianagaram, Prakasam, Kurnool, Warangal, Adilabad.

Leading Telugu film star Akkineni Nagarjuna also supported Hazare's crusade against corruption.

"Support Anna Hazare today for a brighter India tomorrow. Help eradicate corruption. Jai Hind," Nagarjuna tweeted to his friends and supporters.

Speaking in support of Hazare, popular Telugu, Tamil and Hindi actor Siddharth tweeted "it is important that we all remain behind him and show solidarity. If you think hard and pray hard enough, you can move the world. Let Anna feel his country is behind him," the actor said.

Siddharth also wrote "I am not eating the whole day today. I feel guilty eating when a great man who is fighting for me is not (eating)." PTI

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