26 Aug '11, 9am

Rahul Gandhi slams 'undemocratic' anti-graft fast: Hazare, who has only drunk water since August 16, has lost ar...

Rahul Gandhi slams 'undemocratic' anti-graft fast: Hazare, who has only drunk water since August 16, has lost ar...

NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi, widely seen as India's prime minister-in-waiting, warned on Friday that India's democracy was under threat from a popular anti-corruption campaign spearheaded by fasting activist Anna Hazare. In a combative address to India's parliament, Gandhi -- the scion of India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty -- praised Hazare's ideals but vehemently challenged his hunger-striking tactics. "Individuals have brought our country great gains. They have galvanised people in the cause for freedom... however we must not weaken the democratic process," Gandhi said. "A process divorced from the machinery of an elected government, that seeks to undo checks and balances created to protect the supremacy of parliament, sets a dangerous precedent for our democracy." It was Gandhi's first public statement on an issue that has snowballed into a full-blown crisis for the gov...

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