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Ailing Anna sips juice, ends fast

December 28, 2011 20:25 IST

In a sudden climb down, Anna Hazare on Wednesday made a surprise announcement of calling off his campaign to fill jails from Friday and ended his fast.

No reasons were given by the 74-year-old activist for the abrupt decisions but apparently it was the poor public response to the three-day fast which he had began on Tuesday and to have a parallel fast

by his team in Delhi that weighed heavily on his mind.


was also unwell and was earlier urged by his doctors to give up the fast.


girl from Ralegan Siddhi, Hazare's village, gave the activist a glass of juice to break the fast. Hazare offered juice to his team members Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Mayank Gandhi.

Pic: Sahil Salvi/

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