Will start new campaign from Nov 30: Anna

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 08, 2012 03:02 hrs

Guwahati: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare will start a nationwide campaign against corruption from Nov 30, he said in Guwahati on Wednesday.

"I will start a nation wide movement against corruption from November 30 and will form a core committee," Hazare said.

"Jan Lokpal Bill will must be introduced before the next general election," Hazare said.

Hazare along with former Army chief V K Singh had arrived in Guwahati on Wednesday to participate in a two-day convention on the influx issue organized by Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS).

The self-styled Gandhian activist will address the convention on Nov 8 to tackle the illegal immigration from Bangladesh.

Meanwhile, Akhil Gogoi, KMSS leader said that, illegal immigration has now become a major problem for the country, specially in the northeastern region.

"Assam has become now become a safe haven for illegal Bangladeshis," the KMSS leader said.

Recently, the Assam state government had published a whitepaper on the influx issue.

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