Today everyone knows about Anna Hazare and the reasons for which he is fighting. Anna Hazare, original name Kisan Baburao Hazare, was born on 15th June, 1937 in Bhingar. Anna Hazare’s mother name was Laxmibai Hazare and father’s name was Baburao Hazare. Anna Hazare was awarded by Padma Sri on 1990 and Padma Bhusan on 1992.
Anna Hazare is one of the most influencial person in Mumbai, India. Anna Hazare has already exposed large corruption in co-operative sugar factories in Maharashtra, which was controlled by a Member of Parliament.
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On August 16 2011, Hazare was arrested four hours before the planned indefinite hunger strike. Eventually, after being kept in judicial detention of 24 hours he was released by police, but Anna Hazare and his supporters refused to sign the bail and Anna Hazare was sent to Tihar Jail. After this arrest, Anna Hazare received massive support from people all over the country. Peaceful protest rallies and marches were held all over the country against the Indian Government.