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Will Team Anna hold protests in Ramlila Maidan?

Last updated on: December 23, 2011 13:39 IST

Will Team Anna hold protests in Ramlila Maidan?

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Team Anna on Friday got permission from the Delhi police to hold protests in Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi from December 27 for five days in support of activist Anna Hazare, who will go on a fast in Mumbai for a stronger Lokpal Bill.

"We have got permission for five days. This can be extended," a Team Anna member said.

Hazare will be sitting on fast in Mumbai from December 27 for three days, the member said. In support of the activist, his supporters will hold protests in New Delhi, he added.

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Image: A file photo of Anna Hazare at Ramlila Maidan


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The nod came after Team Anna provided clarifications sought by the police.

The Delhi police had on December 8 sought more details, including the expected gathering and names of VVIPs attending.

Team Anna was asked to clarify about eight points after they filed an application with Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Vivek Kishore on November 28.


Image: A file photo of Anna Hazare's supporters at Ramlila Maidan


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The police have asked Team Anna to provide the schedule and nature of the programme on a day-to-day basis for the function at Ramlila Ground from December 27, 2011 to January 5, 2012.

It also asked for the name and numbers of VVIP/VIP attending the programme, details of volunteers, time of speeches and the sitting plan.

The police have also sought "the names of persons who will sit on the dais and number of vehicles which will be parked inside and outside Ramlila Maidan".

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Image: A file photo of Anna Hazare's supporters at Ramlila Maidan


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