I will campaign for Mamata if she endorses nationalist agendas: Anna Hazare
Social activist Anna Hazare on Monday said he would campaign for Trinamool Congress in the Lok Sabha elections if West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee agrees to work on a 17-point nationalist programme suggested by him.
"I wrote a letter to every party asking them whether they are ready to work on 17 issues that India is facing today. No political party is thinking about changing the economic system. Only Mamata Banerjee agreed to implement those 17 agendas if voted to power. I will campaign for her party if she commits to these issues in written," he said.
Hazare said he would meet Mamata on Tuesday to discuss the 17-point agenda.
"We will meet tomorrow to discuss how to go about the 17-point programme in detail," he said.
The Gandhian activist refused to comment on erstwhile co-campaigner Arvind Kejriwal's stand on corruption but added that the former Delhi Chief Minister should present proper proof before calling anyone corrupt.
"What can I say about him? It is his personal opinion. But one must provide concrete evidence before releasing a list of corrupt people otherwise it is useless," he said.
(Posted on 17-02-2014)