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.
Hazare extended his support to the radiologists, promising to look into the matter and speak to the chief minister.
“In each village, two wells were constructed so that at least the drinking water needs of villagers could be taken care of,” Anna recalled.
After the meeting, Anna Hazare had made two suggestions for the bill which Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had said would be incorporated in the Janlokapl bill.
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Police were informed and Hazare’s security tightened, said his aide Shyam Pathade. Hazare had left for Rajasthan on October 9.
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Hazare has given assurance to meet the Gujarat agriculturists and address the issue of agrarian crisis at the meet, which is likely to be attended by 50,000 cultivators.
Shooting of a film on the life of social activist Anna Hazare has begun at his native village Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district.
Anna Hazare reminded PM Narendra Modi of his promise to bring back black money and said that the latest move by the government was contradictory to this promise.
The police have taken cognisance of the latest threat letter received by the Gandhian and an inquiry is being conducted into the matter, he said.