In India, the enduring Anna wave

Updated: August 19, 2011 07:15 IST

This afternoon, Anna Hazare will arrive at Ramlila Maidan where he will become the epi centre of a mass-protest against corruption. Mr Hazare is at Tihar Jail currently, where he was taken on Tuesday after he was arrested. His aides say the 74-year-old activist will leave prison after Ramlila Maidan has been completely prepped for the 15-day protest that the police has sanctioned after extensive negotiations with Mr Hazare's team.A look at his supporters.

In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna supporters in Chennai organized a candlelight vigil in support of the 74-year-old activist.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna supporters in Chennai organized a candlelight vigil in support of the 74-year-old activist.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna supporters in Chennai organized a candlelight vigil in support of the 74-year-old activist.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna supporters in Chennai organized a candlelight vigil in support of the 74-year-old activist.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna supporters in Chennai organized a candlelight vigil in support of the 74-year-old activist.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Young supporters participate in a candlelight vigil in Hyderabad.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Supporters participate in a mass rally in Siliguri.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Supporters in Kolkata pray for Anna Hazare's health.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Chandrakant Barot, 62 year-old supporter of the movement, enters his ninth day of fasting in Ahmedabad on August 24, 2011.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Barot began his fast in Ahmedabad as Anna Hazare began his in New Delhi.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
An Anna supporter takes a stand against corruption in New Delhi.
(Source: Yaduraj Nandan)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
A young Anna supporter from Chandigarh.
(Source: Seema Khandelwal)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Mumbai citizens take to the streets for a march against corruption.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
On the streets of Delhi, citizens continue their march to protest corruption.
(Source: Rahul Gola)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
More support for Anna Hazare on the streets of Delhi.
(Source: Rahul Gola)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
At India Gate, a poster with a strong symbolic message.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Young Aryan supporting Anna Hazare. (Picture sent by Rahul Pandey)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Over one lakh protesters from the Mumbai branch of India Against Corruption (IAC) march from Bandra to Juhu.

This image was posted on Twitter by IAC.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
The protestors, from India Against Corruption (Mumbai), blocked traffic at Bandra Station, one of Mumbai's busiest local train stations.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
The protestors, from India Against Corruption (Mumbai), blocked traffic at Bandra Station, one of Mumbai's busiest local train stations.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Protesters in New Delhi rally on the streets.

(Source: Ashish Kumar Mishra)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Schoolchildren in Ahmedabad paint their faces to support Anna's movement on Saturday, August 20, 2011.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Children hold a portrait of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare during a rally against corruption in Hyderabad.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna supporters in Siliguri proceed with their anti-corruption march.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
The people of Siliguri shout slogans for the cause.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
In Kolkata, activists rally to show their support.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Madhulika Agarwal posted this pic of the peace march in Shyamnagar (Bengal) to support the cause.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Mumbai's famous dabbawallas sit on a day-long fast on Friday in support of Anna Hazare, breaking a tradition and striking work for the first time.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
A child waves the Tricolour flag during a rally by the dabbawallahs in Mumbai.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Over 5,000 dabbawalas are taking part in the rally.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
A child waves the Tricolour as dabbawallahs chant hymns during a rally in Mumbai.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Swami Ramdev led a march at Har Ki Pauri, near Haridwar.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Children take part in a prayer for Anna Hazare in Amritsar.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna's supporters pray for him in Amritsar.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Supporters in Bengaluru at a rally to support Anna Hazare.(Photo sent by Deepesh Sharma)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Bangalore rallies for Anna. (Photo sent by Deepesh Sharma)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna supporters in Bengaluru. (Photo sent by Deepesh Sharma)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Scenes from Bengaluru. Photo sent by Deepesh Sharma)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna supporters in Bengaluru. (Photo sent by Deepesh Sharma)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
A message from Anna's supporters in Bengaluru.(Photo sent by Deepesh Sharma)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
A candlelight vigil in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh. (Photo sent by Madhu)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
People at a candlelight vigil in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh. (Photo sent by Madhu)
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Supporters of Anna Hazare make a human chain that reads “I am Anna” to express their support for social activist Anna Hazare in Allahabad.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Allahabad University students make a panting of social activist Anna Hazare during a rally to express their solidarity.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
In Kolkata, the supporters hold candles and torches as they march on the streets.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Day 3 sees the crowds still forging through the lanes of Kolkata.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
A similar sight in Ahmedabad, supporters rally on the streets.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Supporters shout slogans and hold placards on the streets of Amritsar.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Medical students carried out a candlelight march in the district of Akola, Maharashtra.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Singer Kailash Kher showed his support for Anna Hazare in the best way he can- through song.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
He joined the other Mumbai supporters at Azad Maidan.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna supporters in Guwahati held a candle light march.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Young and old walked to mark their support for the 74-year-old Gandhian.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
For the third day running, Anna's supporters came out to show their support.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
In Bengaluru, Anna Hazare's supporters continued their vigil and show of support.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Anna's supporters rally for him.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Support for Anna Hazare continues unabated.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Enacting scenes from India's struggle for freedom, young supporters of Anna Hazare join a rally held in Bengaluru's Freedom Park.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Actor Shivaraj Kumar, counted among the biggest stars of the Kannada film industry, was present at Bengaluru's Freedom Park to lend his support to Anna Hazare's movement. The Bangalore protest rally was headed by former Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Shivraj Kumar speaks at the rally.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Narendra Dhoni, brother of Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, joined Anna Hazare's supporters in Ranchi.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Narendra Dhoni with Anna supporters in Ranchi.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Strong symbolism at a rally in Hyderabad.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
A rally in Mumbai to show support for Anna Hazare.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Young supporters of Anna at a rally in Mumbai.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
In Hyderabad, slogans and rallies to show support for social-activist Anna Hazare.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
In Bhubaneshwar, protestors sit on the road during a rally to support Anna's campaign.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Supporters wear Anna masks and shout slogans during a rally in Bhubaneshwar.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
In Mumbai, enduring support for Anna Hazare.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Supporters in Hyderabad show their anguish at Anna Hazare's arrest.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Supporters in Hyderabad at a rally for Anna.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Schoolgirls carry placards at a rally to muster support for Anna Hazare in Hyderabad.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Slogans, emotions run riot in Hyderabad.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
For the third day running, Mumbai shows support for Anna Hazare.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
School children hold posters, in support of Anna Hazare in Mumbai.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Students protesting in Mumbai.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
College students in Mumbai join Anna's cause.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare
In India, the enduring Anna wave
School kids protesting in Mumbai.
In India, the enduring Anna wave
Supporters of Anna Hazare at Freedom Park in Bengaluru.

Day 2:India Stands by Anna Hazare

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