Baba Ramdev, Anna Hazare to sit on fast on Sunday

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Anna-Hazare-and-Baba-RamDevJune 2, New Delhi: Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev will sit on a day-long fast in the national capital tomorrow as a mark of their protest against corruption and black money stashed away by Indians abroad.

Tomorrow’s protest at Jantar Mantar is also likely to see Ramdev announcing his strategy with regard to the 2014 General Elections.

The one-day fast to demand bringing back blackmoney stashed away abroad and against corruption and corrupt system will have its echo in the state capitals as well with Ramdev’s Bharat Swabhiman Andolan organising protests.

The yoga guru had yesterday said the protest in Delhi would start at 6 am. Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Kiran Bedi will also participate in the protest.

The protest also marks a year of the police crackdown on Baba Ramdev and his supporters in the capital’s Ramlila Maidan while they were protesting against black money. The police action had led to the death of a woman.

Thousands of people are expected to join the protest, said Ramdev, who would reach Jantar Mantar in the heart of the capital after paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat at 10 am.

A senior police official said they have made elaborate arrangements. Besides Delhi Police personnel, 20 companies of paramilitary forces will be deployed in the area.

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