Harper Collins India
|Number of Pages||256 Pages|
Raising a demand for a Jan Lokpal, Anna Hazare and his team gave birth to a movement against corruption which gripped the nation. Anna Hazare?s fast at Jantar Mantar shook the social as well as the political system of the country. After decades, India saw people from all walks of life ? across class, caste and religion ? converge voluntarily to protest, to agitate and to demand what was rightfully theirs. Anna became a ray of hope for the masses in India. However, as this movement against corruption led by Anna gained momentum, it also kiraucous discussion on the strategies of Team Anna. cked off a Is the Jan Lokpal movement right or wrong? Are all the demands of Team Anna justified? Is the government?s debate on it in earnest or a sham? Each essay or interview in this book takes the ongoing debate a step further. This anthology is an attempt to outline the crucial questions that the movement has thrown up, and to underline the opportunities and hopes it has brought the common man. About the Author Arunoday Prakash has been writing regularly on political issues for several publications over the years. Currently, he works with Star News. He has also worked previously with the tabloid Mint, Doordarshan News and ANI.