Kisan Baburao Hazare, popularly known as "Anna Hazare" is an Indian social activist recognised specially for his participation in the 2011 Indian anti-corruption mvoement. Following non violence and the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi in his approach, Anna is being considered as the modern Gandhi in the making.
Anna is a proud recipient of the third highest civilian honour by the Government of India, the 'Padma Bhushan' in 1992, for his contribution to the development and structuring of Ralegan Siddhi, a village in Parner taluka of Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra, India.
His efforts to empower gram panchayats, protect efficient government officers fromf requent transfers and fight against the red tapism in government offices have also received accolades.
In the early 2000, Hazare led a movement in Maharashtra which forced the state government to pass a stronger Maharashtra Right to Information Act. This Act was later considered as the base document for the Right to Information Act 2005 (RTI).
"The dream of India as a strong nation will not be realised without self-reliant, self-sufficient villages, this can be achieved only through social commitment & involvement of the common man."- Anna Hazare.
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