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Hazare back in village, core committee to meet there on Jan 2-3

Last updated on: December 29, 2011 17:36 IST

An unwell Anna Hazare on Thursday reached his village of Ralegan Siddhi, a day after he called off his fast against the government's Lokpal Bill, where the core committee of Team Anna will meet on January 2 and 3 to chalk out their future course of action.

In the meantime, Hazare's close aides have requested supporters not to trouble the activist as he needed "complete rest" for one week.

"Anna Hazare reached Ralegan. Request to all supporters and visitors he needs complete rest for one week," his close aide Suresh Pathare tweeted.

Pathare also gave a medical update of Hazare which said, "BP 120/ 90, fever, cough, cold and weakness, needs rest for week."

Poor health and lukewarm public response led to Hazare calling off his fast on Wednesday evening. He spent the night at the Maharashtra government's guest house in suburban Bandra and left Mumbai in the morning, another associate Datta Awari told PTI.

The 74-year-old activist has been advised rest by doctors, he said.

Notwithstanding the poor turnout at the protest venues both in Mumbai and in Delhi, Hazare renewed the threat to campaign against the Congress in five poll-bound states including Uttar Pradesh for bringing in a "weak" Lokpal Bill.

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