Around 300 supporters of Anna Hazare’s campaign assembled behind the Gandhi statue at the Marina Beach on Monday in solidarity, showing support to Anna’s protest against corruption.
Since they had not recived permission to sit near the Gandhi statue, they had chosen to sit on the beach behind the statue.
“We were denied permission since it is disrespectful to hold the Indian flag under the statue. Three of our volunteers are asking the Commissioner for permission to sit near the statue from tomorrow,” said A. Sam Ponraj, a volunteer present at the campaign.
The volunteers will continue to sit at Marina Beach everyday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. until Anna Hazare breaks his fast in New Delhi.
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