Delhi University students march against corruption

July 27th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS  

Sonia Gandhi New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Around 500 students from the Delhi University Wednesday took out a protest march on the north campus against corruption and demanded a strong Lokpal bill, said an organiser.

The protest was organised by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), a student outfit affiliated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, and was joined by students from various colleges from the South Campus.

“It’s high time that (Congress president) Sonia Gandhi…learnt her lessons. We are all together against corruption and will fight till the end,” ABVP’s national convener Sunil Bansal told IANS.

“We want a strong Lokpal bill to tackle corruption,” he added.

The students were seen holding banners and posters denouncing the government and corruption. They shouted slogans against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi.

The march started from Kranti Chowk in Maurice Nagar and concluded at the Faculty of Arts.

The students group warned the government of intensifying the protest from Aug 9 if it did not take any substantial action against corruption.

“We want the Lokpal bill to be passed. If that does not happen, we will restart our agitation from Aug 9 and will protest all over India,” said Shreerang Kulkerni, national secretary of the ABVP.

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