New Delhi: A hostile reception was offered to politicians Uma Bharti and Om Prakash Chautala when they tried to join the protest at Jantar Mantar, where veteran activist Anna Hazare is on a hunger strike to demand that the government introduce an effective law to combat corruption. (What is Jan Lokpal Bill) | (Why Anna Hazare opposes it)
Ms Bharti and Mr Chautala were booed and were forced to turn away. (Read: Who is Anna Hazare)
Demonstrators said they do not want tainted politicians to try and piggyback on Mr hazare's movement, which has evoked a massive reaction across India.