Documentary on Anna Hazare's life to be screened

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Nashik, March 20: Anna Hazare's fight and struggle in the anti- corruption movement will be showcased as a documentary, 'On the footprints of Mahatma'.

It will be screened during the international film festival which will be opening on March 21. 'On the footprints of Mahatma' will be screened on day 1 at 8: 30 pm at Nashik International Film Festival (NIFF).

The 15-minute documentary has garnered itself a special screening category. The film will include Hazare's fight for the Right to Information Act (RTI), anti- corruption campaigns, conservation of water in his village in Ahmednagar.

The film has been directed by a lawyer, Vasant Patil and made under the banner of Bahinabai Productions.

"The film is made in three languages - Marathi, Hindi and English. We also have it in German, French and Swedish with subtitles," said Bhagwant Ingle, who has conceptualised the film, was quoted as saying.

Anna Hazare's campaign's have been barely been receiving any response. Most of those present for the campaign include members from India Against Corruption (IAC). Even so, he will be visiting states across the country for the next one and a half years to spread awareness about the Jan Lokpal Bill.

"Our struggle does not end with the Jan Lokpal issue. The struggle for Right to reject and Right to recall was still on. Before the Lok Sabha elections in 2014, around six crore people have to be made aware of it,"he had said in Lucknow.

Recently, during his campaign, Hazare said that he would garner the support of 6 crore people by next year to prepare for "dislodging the UPA Government if it failed to bring forward a strong Lokpal Bill.

"This Bill can curb 90 per cent corruption along with legislation of right to recall and reject," he said.

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