‘Disrespect’ to flag: Petition filed in SC against Team Anna

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking action against anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and his team members,accusing them of showing disrespect to the national flag during their agitation for Lokpal Bill

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: May 4, 2012 2:31 am

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking action against anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and his team members,accusing them of showing disrespect to the national flag during their agitation for Lokpal Bill.

The petitioner,L K Venkat,a Chennai resident,alleged that during the agitation in December last year the associates of Hazare had shown disrespect to the flag and the government had failed to take any action despite a complaint filed against them.

“During the course of the agitation,Hazare and his associates had flown the national flag at half mast…” the petition alleged.

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