Anna Hazare Information

Anna Hazare biography

Kisan Baburao Hazar (born June 15, 1937), popularly called Anna Hazar is an Indian social activist, who is known for its involvement in India in 2011 the anti-corruption, using non-violent methods to learn from Mahatma Gandhi. Hazar also contributed to the development and structuring of Ralegan Siddhi, a village in Parner Taluka of Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, India. He received the Padma Bhushan, the third highest price of civilians, the Indian government in 1992 for his efforts to create this village as a model for others.

Anna Hazare began a hunger strike, April 5, 2011 release, the Indian government to provide rigorous anti-corruption law has set a goal to Jan Lokpal Bill, since the institution of ombudsman with powers to deal with the agencies of corruption . Quickly led to protests at the national level in support of Hazare. Fast closed April 9, 2011, the day after the government approved it requires a Hazare. The government gazette notification on the formation of the Joint Committee consisting of government and civil society representatives, to prepare the legislation.

Anna has been involved in the most influential person in Mumbai by the national newspaper. He has faced criticism for his authoritarian views of justice, including punishment for corrupt officials to death and his alleged support for the vasectomy forced family planning.