New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday voiced its protest over Anna Hazare’s blog that said Team Anna will campaign against the party in following polls as well as in General Elections if the Lokpal Bill is not passed in the Winter Session of Parliament.
Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam has hit back hard as Hazare defended Kiran Bedi in the controversy of her overstated travel bills.
“Kiran Bedi has accepted she has done wrong. She has cheated some institutions. If she is returning the money, it doesn’t mean she has not done crime. These kinds of stands should not be taken by Annaji. The whole country supports him and he shouldn’t get into this issue,” said Nirupam.
Kiran Bedi on Monday night claimed that Anna Hazare has told her that the claims levelled against her should not hold back her work.
Hazare has also blogged against ‘the gang of four’ for defaming his team. Reacting to Hazare’s comment that the ‘gang of four’ was acting like ruffians to oppose those who wanted the Jan Lokpal Bill, Nirupam said that “I don’t think he used these words for the ministers. The Congress and the UPA are committed to create a strong Lokpal in the country.”