Anna Hazare to campaign for Trinamool Congress, party ‘proud’ of association

Anna Hazare will campaign for Trinamool Congress candidates all over India in the Lok Sabha elections.

Pune | Updated: February 13, 2014 8:54 pm

Social activist Anna Hazare will campaign for Trinamool Congress candidates all over India in the forthcoming parliamentary elections, according to party general secretary Mukul Roy.

Roy, who called on Hazare at his native village of Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district on Thursday, said that Hazare would have a meeting with TMC chief Mamta Banerjee in Delhi on February 18.

The former Railway minister, who met the anti-graft crusader as Mamta’s emissary, said his party was “proud” of getting Hazare’s support in a departure from his known stand of not canvassing for any political party in the elections.

“We feel proud that such a senior mass leader has hailed the leadership of Mamta Banerjee who had replied to his 17-point economic programme which is being incorporated in the party election manifesto,” he added.

Roy quoted Hazare as saying that Mamta was an “honest leader committed to root out corruption”.

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    Abhishek Singh
    Feb 14, 2014 at 7:17 am
    West Bengal under Mamta's rule witness a lot of crime, law and order are useless in her rule, how social activist Anna Hazare going to campaign for her
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    Little Indian
    Feb 13, 2014 at 4:40 pm
    Hahaha... so called saint promoting the certified gunda party.... shame
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    Little Indian
    Feb 13, 2014 at 4:40 pm
    Hahaha... so called saint promoting the certified gunda party.... shame
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    Yashmeen
    Feb 14, 2014 at 7:19 am
    Anna knows the stand of TMC in his Lokpal movement but yet he going to campaign for her, don't know why. He has to praise congress as its all congress and rahul hi effort Lokpal Bill finally ped.
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    Yashmeen
    Feb 14, 2014 at 7:19 am
    Anna knows the stand of TMC in his Lokpal movement but yet he going to campaign for her, don't know why. He has to praise congress as its all congress and rahul hi effort Lokpal Bill finally ped.
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    Amit Sood
    Feb 13, 2014 at 5:43 pm
    Another political gimmick. TMC has included these points in manifesto just to have a m leader like Anna on their side.
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    Amit Sood
    Feb 13, 2014 at 5:43 pm
    Another political gimmick. TMC has included these points in manifesto just to have a m leader like Anna on their side.
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    drreddy
    Feb 13, 2014 at 5:42 pm
    what a waste of fame and opportunity.mamta didi is hosting bangla terrorists and all this gentleman looks for is what kind of slippers a CM wears.there is a land mine under the slippers she is wearing. you already brought one fiasco in delhi state and we will not allow another fiasco in new delhi.
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