Lokpal Bill passed in Lok Sabha, Anna ends fast

PUBLISHED ON: December 18, 2013 | Duration: 2 min, 37 sec

  
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The historic Lokpal Bill today took a giant step towards enactment after a 46-year wait, with the Lok Sabha passing it a day after the anti-corruption measure sailed through the Rajya Sabha with the support of opposition parties. At his Ralegan Sidhi village in Maharashtra, Gandhian activist Anna Hazare and his supporters celebrated the passing of the Bill that they had campaigned for so doggedly for years. The 76-year-old Lokpal crusader ended his nine-day fast accepting a glass of coconut water from two little schoolchildren. (Read more)
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