Anna to end fast

Anna to end fastMumbai, Dec 28 - Anna Hazare, who is suffering from viral fever, announced he will end his hunger strike Wednesday but said the fight for a "strong Lokpal" will continue.

A day after the Lok Sabha passed the government's Lokpal bill, Hazare told a gathering at the MMRDA ground that "we will end our fast" Wednesday.

He said he had originally decided to fast for three days until Thursday but his illness had forced him to skip food for the past four days.

His announcement came shortly after doctors pressed him to end his protest without delay, saying his temperature and rising blood pressure could lead to kidney failure. (IANS)