Anna Misled by Those Against Reservation: Digvijay
PTI | New Delhi | Oct 10, 2011
Firing yet another salvo at Team Anna for campaigning against Congress
in Hisar bypoll, Digvijay Singh today claimed that Anna Hazare is
being "led up the garden path" by people who were against "weaker
section and reservation."
"I am extremely sorry, Anna is being led up the garden path by all
those people who are basically opposed to the idea of Congress, weaker
section and reservation," the Congress general secretary, who has been
locked in a war of words with Team Anna, told reporters here.
He claimed that Hazare aide Arvind Kejriwal has been known for his
When asked about Justice Santosh Hegde disapproving of Hazare's
anti-Congress stance in the Hisar bypolls, he said, "I am thankful to
him. He should immediately distance himself from Team Anna".
Asked for his reaction on the Gujarat High Court upholding appointment
of Lokayukta by Governor, Singh wondered if Hazare who launched an
indefinite hunger strike over the Jan Lokpal issue had overlooked the
failure of Chief Minister Narendra Modi to appoint a Lokayukta for
nine long years.
"When the Governor made the appointment on the advice of Chief
Justice, the Narendra Modi government opposed it tooth and nail.
Filed On: Oct 10, 2011 16:51 IST , Edited On: Oct 10, 2011 16:51 IST
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