A few hours ago I received a couple of invitations on Facebook (apparently that is how society invites you nowadays) to take part in what they termed a ‘bike rally’ to support Anna Hazare in his melodramatic agitation against corruption in India. This has been dubbed, now and then, as the Anna Hazare Movement. And I am not taking part in the rally.
I am not to be misunderstood, I do not advocate corruption; far from it. But I definitely am against the approach Anna Hazare is taking. And I do not entirely believe in the apparent promises that the Jan Lokpal Bill claims to hold. Continue reading