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IAC begins dharna in Goa

India Against Corruption (IAC) Goa chapter organised a day-long dharna at Azad Maidan in Panaji today. Activists of IAC as well as members of the public attended to support Team Anna in their indefinite agitation currently in progress at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi.

IAC also announced the following dharnas across Goa this week in Margao, Bicholim, Ponda.

IAC Goa chapter also screened a preview of a documentary called “Goa Against Corruption” at the Panjim dharna, and will be repeating the screening at the Margao agitation on Thursday.  Narrated by Dr. Oscar Rebello, the documentary shows the active participation of Goans in the ongoing fight against corruption.

At Azad Maidan today, activists of IAC repeated their demand for a strong and effective Lokpal Bill, and slammed the misguided efforts of the govt to stall the progress of the bill and the attempts to discredit the Anna Hazare movement.

IAC Goa also expressed concern over the slow progress with regards to the Goa Lokayukta and lamented that the the government does not appear keen to fulfill the written assurance by the Bhartiya Janata Party to strengthen the Lokayukta Bill based on the provisions of the Uttarakhand Bill.

IAC has appealed to the people of Goa to participate in large numbers and join the national stream of the fight against corruption.

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