Ana Hazare: anti-corruption campaigner - India (Integrity Award)

Filed under - Whistleblowing

Received the Award on 25 May 2003

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Ana Hazare is a renowned anti-corruption campaigner in the Indian state of Maharashtra. At 64, he has been campaigning for more than 20 years to end corruption in government.

Due to Hazare's efforts, two ministers in the ruling party in Maharashtra resigned over corruption and the government proceeded against corrupt officials in the forest department. Hazare and a team of lawyers now handle corruption cases brought to their attention by citizens.

Country / Territory - India   
Region - Asia Pacific   |   Europe and Central Asia   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Whistleblowing   
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