New Delhi: Concerned over the deteriorating health condition of fasting activists of Team Anna including Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Gopal Rai, who are on indefinite fast demanding a strong Lokpal Bill, actor Anupam Kher on Thursday urged the civil society members to end their fast in a bid to continue with their fight against corruption.

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Kher appealed to activists to end their hunger strike, saying their leadership is necessary for taking the anti- corruption movement forward.

"It is our duty to raise voice against corruption. It is necessary that this voice reaches the masses. I appeal to all fasting activists, including Arvind, to call off their fast," he told reporters at Jantar Mantar.

Meanwhile, other eminent people including journalist Kuldip Nayyar, political scientist Yogendra yadav, activist P V Rajagopal, former bureaucrat Ramaswamy Iyer and Justice Santosh Hedge appealed Team Anna members to call off the hunger strike.

While, Team Anna members-Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Gopal Rai are on indefinite fast since past nine days, Anna Hazre’s fast entered fifth day on Thursday.


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