Anna Hazare reached Ralegan Siddhi village to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi.

Ralegan Siddhi villageNew Delhi: Social activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare received a hero’s welcome as he reached his native village Ralegan Siddhi on Wednesday night, after being discharged from a Gurgaon hospital, where he was recovering for 4 days after his 288-hour long fast, Hazare left for his village straight for his village.

According to Hazare’s associates, the Gandhian articulated the desire to celebrate the Ganesh Chaturthi festival on Monday in his native Ralegan Siddhi village in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.

Shanti Bhushan, a member of his team said that “He showed remarkable improvement and took solid diet for the first time in more than a fortnight this morning.”

Hazare left after he was given escorted by Dr Naresh Trehan, chairman of Medanta – The Medicity hospital, where he was admitted after breaking his fast on Sunday.

To keep away from the public rush and media glare, Hazare made his departure from an emergency gate of the hospital and was seen off by Dr Trehan and his team.

Hazare is expected to stay in his village till the core committee meeting of his team on September 10 and 11, which he summoned to chalk out the future strategy on the Lokpal issue. His team is also likely to start deliberations on electoral reforms.


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