Indian politics has recently seen a brave movement being led by its own son of Gandhian era namely Kisan Baburao Hazare who popularly is now more known as Anna Hazare who has been a social activist through his life.
Anna Hazare has recently come to be known more in the political circles than in social activist panels for his movement against corruption in India. Anna Hazare is specially familiar for his involvement in the development and upcoming of Ralegan Siddhi which is a small village in Parner taluka of district Ahmednagar in Maharashtra.
The efforts of Anna Hazare for being able to make Ralegan Siddhi as a model village have yielded him fame and he was aptly awarded the Padma Bhushan by the government of India in the year 1992. Anna Hazare has been leading from front in a number of non-violent protests across the Maharashtra state that is against Corruption in India. Anna Hazare on 5 April 2011 had started a fast unto death that was to pressurize the Government of India.
The aim of this fast unto death was asking the government to bring out a strong bill against Corruption in India. Anna Hazare along with his team put tremendous pressure on the government of India to pass the Jan Lokpal Bill which will be a law and authorize the entity of Lokpal to be able to handle Corruption in public offices. The fast was a great success and led to being a huge movement across the country.
There were lots of people across the country that joined such fasts from their own places and thus making it a nationwide protest against Corruption in India. The fast came to an end on April 09, 2011. Corruption in India has been a real cause of worry for decades now and a strong reason that does not help the nation grow as desired. Anna Hazare and his team through the enactment of Lokpal bill wanted to weed out the corrupt ministers and thereby making India corruption free. Corruption in India is at its peak as of now.
Unfortunately the Indian politics is so strong and corrupt that till date the Lokpal bill has not been passed despite wastage of public money and time over debating the same in Parliament without being able to draw any successful conclusion. Corruption in India is almost running in bloods of our systems that it is becoming difficult to drain this out.