Anna invites Army Chief to join team

This is the first time that Hazare has extended a direct invitation to Gen Singh.

Published: May 13, 2012 2:42 am

Anna Hazare Saturday invited Army Chief Gen. V K Singh to join his team. To a question at a rally in Vidarbha,Hazare said,“We will welcome Gen. V K Singh if he wants to (get) involve(d) in this national movement after retirement”. His reply was tweeted by his aide Suresh Pathare.

This is the first time that Hazare has extended a direct invitation to Gen. Singh. His Team Anna colleagues Arvind Kejriwal and Kiran Bedi have earlier tweeted their support for the Army Chief’s “struggle” against the government.

A rally on May 6 in Delhi to back Gen. Singh was attended by aides of Baba Ramdev and members of the Team Anna thinktank. Ramdev’s aide Jaideep Arya had declared at the rally that Hazare,Ramdev and Gen. Singh would together “script a new history” for the country.

For all the latest News Archive News, download Indian Express App

    Live Cricket Scores & Results