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Anna Hazare in Nanded, Maharastra
Kishan Baburao Hazare
15 June 1937
|Other names||Kisan Baburao Hazare|
|Organisation||India Against Corruption|
|Known for||Indian anti-corruption movement - 2012,
Indian anti-corruption movement - 2011,
Watershed development programmes,
Right to Information
|Movement||Indian anti-corruption movement,
|Awards||Padma Shri (1990)
Padma Bhushan (1992)
Kisan Baburao Hazare known as Anna Hazare (born 15 June 1937) is an Indian social activist. He is known for developing a village called Ralegaon Siddhi in India. He played a large part in the 2011 Indian anti-corruption movement. He has served in the Indian Army. He won the third highest award in India, the Padma Bhushan.
In August 2011, he started another hunger strike. This time, he wanted the Government to pass an Ombudsman bill. He ended the fast after the Parliament of India accepted his demands. This movement got a lot of support from city people across India.
Hazare has been criticized for many things like his strong views on justice.
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