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Anna Hazare and team ready to join Indian politics
Anna Hazare says that if people are willing to see him in politics, then he will give it a thought. Only time will tell whether people support his cause like they did last year. But as of now, anti-corruption crusader has failed to pull in crowds at his Jantar Mantar fast protest.

ANTI-CORRUPTION campaigner Anna Hazare confessed that he would think of associating himself with politics. His team is sitting for the ongoing fast at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi as they want that the government should take quick action against 14 corrupt union cabinet ministers which also involves prime minister Manmohan Singh.

Hazare reacted on Friday July 27, "I can reflect upon joining politics if the people want me to see in that place. Only if they say will I take into account. Though I won't directly fight for votes in election. But I'll contribute to the political party if any other person unveils it in order to fight against corruption."

Hazare, in an interview with a TV channel continued, "Very few people are coming forward to support us in the fast. The attraction in huge numbers is lost somewhere while we hold protests via fasts."

"People approach me telling that nothing will happen much with only fasting or protest and I should come ahead with new option. But currently I'm not considering it," said the 75-year-old. As per Anna Hazare, the government is making an extremely slow progress in bringing the Lokpal Bill. “Our protest for Lokpal Bill has completed two years but till now government is not showing proper response.” But may be an alternative has to be started sometime soon. But I guess government will take the initiative of approaching with the Bill, who had been protesting with his team against the government so that they might come up with a strong anti-corruption Bill.

"It is very necessary for the common people to join hands together to raise their voices against corruption so that our country itself will be benefited. None of the political parties, be it Congress or BJP or Left are sincere enough to take this grave step. It is high time we should approach them with a political alternative," added Hazare.

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