Hamirpur (Aug 16): The arrest of Anna Hazare and his supporters has invited strong reaction among the people of Hamirpur district. As the news of his arrest came, people came on roads and denounced the central government’s action by raising anti-central government slogans.
A large number of students of National Institute of Technology took out a march from the college campus to Gandhi Chowk amid heavy rains extending their full support to Anna’s movement. They were raising pro-Anna slogans and anti-central government slogans.
Anna Hazare supporters led by Avnish Kumar Abbu sat on a dharna at the Gandhi Chowk to extend their support to the civil liberty movement. Abbu described the arrest of Anna Hazare and other leaders as a black spot on the face of Congress party. He told that the agitation started by Anna Hazare would continue and it would end only when demands of Anna were met with in totality.