80 detained for protesting near PM’s residence

August 21, 2011 05:05 pm | Updated November 17, 2021 12:34 am IST - New Delhi

Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare during a protest outside Prime Minister's official residence at 7, Race Course Road in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: Ramesh Sharma

Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare during a protest outside Prime Minister's official residence at 7, Race Course Road in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: Ramesh Sharma

Scores of people were on Sunday detained when they were protesting near the Prime Minister’s official residence in New Delhi demanding that a strong Lokpal Bill be passed in Parliament.

About 80 people were taken into custody near 7, Race Course Road residence of the Prime Minister on Sunday afternoon, sources said.

They were protesting against the government’s Lokpal Bill and demanded that the Jan Lokpal Bill formulated by Team Anna be tabled in Parliament.

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