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Anna inspires a Social Change

The whole nation is gripped in a wave called Anna. Thousands of supporters - boys, girls, young, and old are all on the roads to make this change possible. The whole issue is of corruption and a law called “Janlokpal” which will help reduce corruption in India to a greater extent. The Home Minister says that it is not a panacea. True !! But nothing can be a panacea unless the very character of the people in power changes. If that is so then why government “Lokpal”, which is a weak law compared to the one proposed by the civil society called the “Janlokpal”, is being introduced in the parliament? There are always two aspects of a social framework of any country. If the character of a person does not change with love then it has to be changed through the law. Jimi Hendrix says, “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace”. Nothing can replace love. But is it there? See the arrogance of some of the ministers of the government. Just look at their speeches…