Is Team Anna breaking up? Why are its members getting attacked? Many questions are being asked as their anti-corruption campaign moves into a second, more confrontational phase.
Two core members have resigned from the anti-corruption think tank, protesting against the partisan political colour that they fear the agitation is taking. They are upset that Anna called for an anti-Congress vote in Haryana, thereby changing the apolitical nature of the agitation.
Prashant Bhushan was attacked last week, and it was Aravind Kejriwal's turn on Tuesday. If members of a fringe group with Bhagat Singh's name slapped and roughed up Bhushan in Delhi, a stray member of the audience threw a slipper at Kejriwal in Lucknow.
First Post believes the attacks are coming now because the team has turned political, and once party politics sets in, all its ugliness comes to the surface. So was Anna more respected when he remained an apolitical crusader? And if he continues to remain apolitical, are hisRead More »from Suddenly, troubles pour on Team Anna