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29 Aug, 2011

India erupts in joyous celebrations – Hindustan Times

From Ramlila Maidan to Ralegan Siddi — Anna Hazare’s village — celebrations at full blast replaced days of protests as the Gandhian broke his fast on Sunday, with his supporters marking “people’s victory” with dancing, waving of the tri colour and handing out of sweets and flowers. The

festivities which began last night after Parliament passed a resolution agreeing in-principle to Hazare’s three demands on Lokpal issue, reached a crescendo when the Gandhian accepted a glass of coconut water from a Dalit and a Muslim girl — Simran and Ikrah — at 10:20 am, breaking his 288 hours of fast that began on August 16 .

via India erupts in joyous celebrations – Hindustan Times.