Hazare’s security was increased following such letters and the police had started investigating the possible origin of such letters. Some of the letters had the signature of Ambadas Laskhare, a resident of Nevasa.
According to Hazare’s aides, this is the 15th threat letter received by Hazare’s office in the last three years and the sixth letter which is signed by the name Lashkare.
Jain, a 75-year-old industrialist and politician who has changed his political affiliations several times, is currently in jail for his alleged involvement in a housing scam.
The doctor, Pathade said, has said that fatigue caused due to Hazare’s recent tours to Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Marathwada led to the sickness.
The 78-year-old anti-graft crusader was admitted to a private hospital in Ahmednagar.
Team of his supporters under the banner ‘Rashtriya Sewa Mission’ are organising a Jan Jagriti Samaroh on April 3, where Anna would be the chief guest.
Jain has been in jail for the last three years for his alleged involvement in a housing scam.
Lauding the 78-year-old leader’s contributions to society, Fadnavis said the government would not withdraw the security cover as demanded by Hazare.
Social activist Hazare, who has been given ‘Z’ category security cover, had recently alleged that the security personnel assigned to him were lax in their duty.
Social activist Anna Hazare has written to the state government requesting it to withdraw the Z-plus security given to him.
Village forest is a 2014 scheme of the Maharashtra government that offers gram sabhas rights over forests under provisions of the 1927 Indian Forest Act (FRA).
The issue had snowballed into a face-off after Hazare announced his refusal to change the name of his NGO Bhrastachar Virodhi Jan Andolan.
Hazare also wondered why Modi never touched on the subjects of Lokpal and Lokayukta in his monthly address to nation ‘ Mann Ki Baat’.
“I am writing again to remind you of these things. I am aware that several letters written by me to you have been dumped in the waste paper basket. This letter may also meet the same fate,” Hazare said.
“Arvind has always been fighting against corruption and I have always told him to have people of good character around him,” said Hazare.