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30 Jail inmates in Kolkata start fast for Anna

About 30 inmates of Presidency Central Jail in Kolkata started an indefinite fast on Friday in support of Anna Hazare even as the city remained relatively indifferent to the anti-corruption activist’s countrywide movement.

kolkata Updated: Aug 27, 2011 00:06 IST
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Kolkata: About 30 inmates of Presidency Central Jail in Kolkata started an indefinite fast on Friday in support of Anna Hazare even as the city remained relatively indifferent to the anti-corruption activist’s countrywide movement.
The fasting inmates include a few charged with murder and dacoity. A jail official said, “The inmates said Anna was making sacrifices for the country and they wanted to do their lot too. We were surprised to hear about their decision, but we have allowed them (to fast).” HTC

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