Rahul can't become PM after a day in a hut: Hazare
"I don't have any fight with Rahul Gandhi. He is also young man. He dreams of becoming the prime minister. But spending one day in a hut is not enough. He has to spend months doing it," Hazare said in his address during his one-day dharna protesting against the Parliamentary Standing Committee report on Lokpal Bill.
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Image: Anna Hazare gestures during his one-day fast at Jantar Mantar
'Rahul behind watering down of Lokpal report'
"When the prime minister has given in writing...then who can be behind that. It is Rahul Gandhi. Who else can influence? I think who has the courage to influence or to go against?" he said.
Image: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi
'PM unable to take decisions, no one listens to him'
"Then how will the country progress? He has become the prime minister but who will take decision. He does not take decisions...That is why we want the Right to Recall act. We want the right to reject candidates and recall them if they do not perform," he said.
Image: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
'Youth should be ready to go to jail for bringing in new law'
"There should be no place in any jail in the country," he said adding, "Why are you reluctant, you get breakfast and two square meal in jail?"Calling upon youth to join the struggle, he said, "There are unemployed youth who are roaming in the country... Go to jail for bringing in a new law."Hazare also said attempts were made to break his team but no efforts would succeed in creating rift in his team.
Image: Hazare supporters participate in a vehicle rally in Mumbai
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