July 25, 2016 2:59:27 am
Social activist Swami Agnivesh Sunday joined the Janta Dal (United) and vowed to strengthen the anti-liquor campaign launched by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Agnivesh, who has been fighting for issues like tribal rights and citizens’ grievances for decades, joined the party in presence of JD(U) general secretaries Arun Srivastava and Shyam Razak here.
Agnivesh, who was an MLA in Haryana in the past, is an Arya Samaj scholar and had participated in several anti-graft campaigns, including that of Anna Hazare in 2011, during which he had courted controversies.
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