Anna gets new team, V.K. Singh special invitee

Social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday announced his new team — a 15-member coordination group, and called for a 'jan andolan' (mass movement) to root out corruption. Former Army chief V.K. Singh could be a special invitee.

The 15-member coordination panel has has erstwhile Team Anna’s members Justice (Retd) Santosh Hegde, Kiran Bedi, Medha Patkar, Akhil Gogoi, Sunita Godara, Arvind Gaur, Shivendra Singh Chauhan and Rakesh Rafiq.

Mr Hazare, 75, told reporters that from January 30, his group will start a nationwide tour to push the government to enact Jan Lokpal before the 2014 elections. He also maintained that his anti-corruption movement had never been called off.

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