Anna Hazare finally ends his 6-day-long fast; loses 5 kg weight

His blood pressure also plunged because of fasting, Hazare's aide Datta Awari said.

By: | Updated: 29 Mar 2018 05:45 PM
Anna Hazare finally ends his 6-day-long fast; loses 5 kg weight

Anna Hazare ends his fast. / ABP News image

New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare, who was fasting for the Lokpal and the rights of farmers from past 6 days, finally ended his fast after holding talks with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

As per his aide, the veteran anti-corruption crusader had lost five Kg weight during these 6 days of fasting.

His blood pressure also plunged because of fasting, Hazare's aide Datta Awari said.

Nana Patole, former BJP MP, who quit the party and joined the Congress, also met Hazare at the Ramleela Maidan where he is on hunger strike since March 23.

On Monday, the Centre reached out to Hazare, with its emissary and Maharashtra minister Girish Mahajana assuring the social-activist that most of his "demands will be taken care of".

Hazare's demands include appointment of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states, and giving better prices to farmers for their yield.

Mahajan, who is minister for Water Resources and Medical Education in the state, had said that out of the 11 main demands put forth by Hazare, nearly 7-8 have been agreed upon.

He had also said that a written proposal will be given to Hazare.

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