Anna Hazare has gone on yet another indefinite hunger strike to protest against the delay in the appointment of a Lokpal at the Centre. He is also protesting the passage of the Lokayukta Act in Maharashtra.
According to Economic Times, the social activist also warned on Sunday that he would return his Padma Bhushan if the Centre does not fulfil its promises in the next few days.
Hazare had won the Padma Bhushan in 1992. According to Scroll, he told ANI,
I will return my Padma Bhushan award to the President. I did not work for that award, you only gave me that when I was working for a social cause and the country. If the country or society is in this condition, then why should I keep that?
Hazare has been on a strike since January 30. Dr. Dhananjay Pote who conducted a health check-up of Hazare on Sunday morning said that the activist has lost around 3.8 kg and that his blood pressure, blood sugar and creatinine level in urine have risen.
According to NDTV, Hazare had warned officials on Saturday that if anything happened to him, people will hold PM Modi responsible.
The social activist was on a hunger strike last year too to protest against the delay in the appointment of a Lokpal at the Centre