Anna warns govt against harassment of civil society members

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Ralegan Siddhi, Sep 4: Anna Hazare, after a income tax and privilege notices were slapped on members of his team warned the government of sending any 'wrong message'.

He also warned that any harassment of civil society members could lead to unrest in the country.

Further cautioning the government to give up its "vindictive" attitude, the anti-corruption crusader said , the "must try to create trust and bridge the gap in the hearts after the nation-wide agitation for Jan Lokpal Bill instead of sending out a wrong message."

Anna spoke to reporters after he came out of his room at Padmavati temple in Ralegan Siddhi.

Hinting at Arrvind Kejriwal, he said, "for so called non payment of income tax was given after he left the civil services and initiated people's movement. The nation knows the reason of this notice."

"This would create unrest in society. I request the government to leave the vindictive attitude and unite Indians for making India a super power," said Anna.

Apart from Kiran Bedi, Prashant Bhushan and Arvind Kejriwal on Sep 3 received notices for breach of privilege for their remark against Parliamentarians.

RTI activist, Kejriwal was also issued a I-T notice for owing a tax over 9 lakh.

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