Abuses, obstacles make me stronger: Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare on Friday said abuses and obstacles from politicians was the secret of his energy and that he has gained two kg of weight since he started his fight for a strong Lokpal bill.

Addressing a gathering at his team member Kiran Bedi's NGO Nav Jyoti India Foundation at Naya Gaon village here, the activist said 100 villages have been selected all over the country for development on the model of his native village Ralegan Siddhi in Maharastra.

He said thousands of workers are being selected for a six-month special training programme in Ralegan Siddhi. These people will develop villages in self-help style.

He said that after the implementation of a strong Lokpal bill, he may start a countrywide agitation in the support of farmers.

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