Social activist and crusader Anna Hazare has lost 4 four kgs as his indefinite hunger strike entered day four on Monday, his aide claimed. Hazare’s blood pressure, is however normal, as per his close associate Datta Awari.
Anna Hazare has been on an indefinite hunger strike since March 23 at the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi to press for his demand of appointment of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in Indian states. In was in 2011, that Hazare’s agitation resulted in passing of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013 but the government has not appointed any Lokpal as of yet. Hazare, this time, is also demanding better Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) to farmers from the government to address agrarian distress.