UP polls semi-finals for Jan Lokpal Bill: Kiran Bedi

Team Anna began tour from Feb 2 asking people to vote for 'honest,responsible candidates'.

Written by Agencies | Varanasi | Published:February 10, 2012 1:08 pm

Team Anna member Kiran Bedi said the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls are the “semi-final” for Jan Lokpal Bill,whose “final” will be the general elections of 2014.

India Against Corruption and Team Anna members began their state tour on February 2,asking people to vote for “honest candidates and responsible candidates”.

“People need to decide whether they want a strong Jan Lokpal Bill or a government that encourages corruption. The UP elections are semi-final for the bill and the final would follow after one and a half years,” Bedi told a gathering in Benia Bagh.

Manoj Sisodiya said none of the political parties were worried about corruption.

“Congress yuvraj Rahul Gandhi is not concerned about the state being looted,” Sisodiya claimed.

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