August 16th, 2011
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The second freedom struggle has begun: Hazare

Anna Hazare’s video message to his followers just before he was taken under arrest. The democratic crusader against corruption realized he would be arrested and denied of his basic right to protest.

“My dear countrymen, second freedom struggle has begun and now I have also been arrested. But will this movement be stopped by my arrest. No not at all. Don’t let it happen.” Initiating the Jail Bharo movement he said, “Time has come my countrymen when there should be no place left in jails in India to accommodate any more persons.”

The Gandhian once again requested his fellow countrymen to maintain peace and to abstain from any sort of violence. He said,”Crores of people have joined this movement and second line of leaders are standing to lead this movement.There are many who will continue to lead you and this fight will go on.”

the vedio was taken moments before the arrest. hazare was arrested for going on indefinite strike against the toothless lok pal bill. along with hazare his supporters kiran bedi, aravind Kejriwal and shanthi bhushan were arrested from rajghat and j p park by the delhi police.

Kiran Bedi said,“This has not been done by Delhi Police, somebody else is behind it. Delhi Police is capable enough to handle such peaceful protests,” she said. Kiran Bedi said that when When Anna asked the police about his crime, police said they were merely following orders.



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