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Had hopes from Modi but he disappointed: Anna Hazare

IANS  |  Dehradun 

Noted on Thursday said he had high hopes from but was disappointed after his three-and-a-half-years in office.

Addressing a public rally at Chamba in district, blamed the for the pitiable condition of farmers across the country.

"When became the Prime Minister, I harboured a lot of hope. I thought good days were ahead, but now I am disappointed," he said.

For this reason, he said, I would soon begin an agitation against the and seek the support of Uttarakhand.

The Gandhian also said that so far he had remained quiet as he wanted the to get time for bringing a turnaround in the fortunes of the people.

But now, he rued, almost three-fourths of the tenure of had passed and he had been forced to start the agitation out of disappointment.

He also demanded Rs 5,000 pension for the farmers on the lines of retired government servants and officials.

For all such issues, I will start an agitation on March 23 at Ramlila Ground in Delhi, the octogenarian announced at the rally held in



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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 18:28 IST