A "jail-bharo (fill the jails)" movement will be launched from the Ramlila Ground here in three to four months at the end of a "padyatra" across the country, the 77-year-old Gandhian announced at Jantar Mantar, the reserved spot for agitations.

Attacking the land ordinance, Hazare said BJP had promised "acche din" (good days) to the people during the elections but good days had come only to corporates.

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"This is land-grab. Britishers used to do it. Today's government is worse than the British regime. Even Britishers did not met out so much injustice to farmers," he said.

In December last year, the government had promulgated an ordinance making significant changes in the Land Acquisition Act including removal of consent clause for acquiring land for five areas of industrial corridors, PPP projects, rural infrastructure, affordable housing and defence use.

Kejriwal, who had broken up with Hazare and formed his AAP, met the Gandhian after almost a gap two years and told him about his wish to participate in the dharna, probably a symbolic protest tomorrow afternoon.
While Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia parried questions whether Kejriwal would share the stage, Hazare had earlier said that AAP leaders were welcome to sit with the protesters.

Earlier in his address at Jantar Mantar, Hazare said the 2013 Land Acquisition Act said unless 70 percent of the villagers where the land has to be acquired give their consent, the land cannot be acquired.

"But this government removed this provision. This has been done for the benefit of corporates. Before the elections, the people were promised 'acche din' (good days), they trusted (the party) and voted for them. Today they are forcibly taking away the land from farmers. So 'acche din' are for the corporates not for the common man," Hazare said.

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He said BJP faced a drubbing in Delhi assembly elections as "they promised achche din, but it came only for corporate giants."

"What I think is that you peole (BJP) gave only false promises before election, including depositing Rs 15 lakh in everybody's account by brining back black money. This false promise triggered a wave. Forget Rs 15 lakh, forget even Rs 15,000, not even a single person could get Rs 15 in his account," said Hazare.

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