I did play the mediator’s role: Ravi Shankar

August 23rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said Tuesday night that he played the role of a mediator to break the deadlock between Team Anna and the government.

“I spoke to this side and then that side, I kept doing this,” Ravi Shankar told IANS. “The deadlock needed to be broken, and I did what I could.”

Asked how many hours of mediatory efforts he was involved in, he smiled and said: “Ah that, don’t even ask me!”

Ravi Shankar is one of the founder members of India Against Corruption group that has played a key role in the anti-graft campaign of Hazare, whose fast for a strong Lokpal bill entered the eighth day Tuesday.

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