Poojary accuses BJP leaders for offending Gandhiji

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Mangalore, June 11: B Janardan Poojary, a senior Congress leader and former Union minister, accused the BJP leaders for holding a protest at Rajghat in New Delhi. He addressed a press conference on Friday June 10, in New Delhi and said,"These leaders have insulted Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, through this act."

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, who have been in news since a long time for his corruption protests, again led a day-long hunger strike on Wednesday, June 8, at Rajghat to protest against Government's brutal action of lathi-charge on Baba Ramdev and his supporters during Satyagraha.

Hundreds of public including the public from all age and field swamped Rajghat to support Hazare. Infact people across the border came to participate actively in the protest. The lively mood of the the mob, who lustily waved the National flag and chanted devotional bhajans 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram', clearly portrayed their grudge against the corrupted politics.

On Sunday, June 5, the BJP"s 24-hour satyagraha reached its height when a patriotic song "Yeh Desh Hai Veer Jawano Ka" was played to keep the atmosphere highly charged. Poojary also criticised Senior leader Sushma Swaraj dancing and swaying with the beats at the spot.

Poojary said,"The BJP"s act of holding dharna, and Sushma Swaraj"s gesture of dancing there, are highly shameful." Congress leaders, Harirkishna Bantwal, Kallige Taranath Shetty, and Arun Coelho were present at the press conference.

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