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Anna Hazare (Anna, Kisan Hazare)

Last Updated: 19 Jun, 2022 | Views: 34

Age: 85

Profession: Social Worker

Other Profession(s): Social Activist

Higher Education: Upto 7th Grade

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
15 Jun, 1937
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About Anna Hazare

About (profile/biography)

Kisan Baburao is popularly known as Anna Hazare and is one of the most famous Social activists. Anna Hazare belongs to Maharashtra, so in Marathi, Anna means Elder brother or Father. Anna Hazare always promoted movements such as rural development, increased government transparency, and investigating and punishing corruption in public life. Hazare also bestowed the development and schema to the Ralegan Siddhi, a village of Anna Hazare.


In 1960: He joined Indian Army as a Truck Driver and later attested as a soldier.

In 2000: Anna Hazare led a movement to enact the Right to Information Act (RTI).

In 2007: He led the movement in opposition to the production of Liquor from Food Grains.

In 2005: Anna Hazare started a hunger strike to enact a stringent anti-corruption law and power to deal with corruption in public places.

In 2015: Hazare started objection for 2 days at Jantar Mantar in the opposition of ordinance on the Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation, and Resettlement Act.

Award and Achievement

He received the third highest civilian award Padma Bhusan.

In 1990: Anna Hazare received the Award Padma Shri.

Unknown Facts

Hazare frequently conducted hunger strikes mirroring Mahatma Gandhi.

The Gandhian ideologies on rural development suppose the Gram Sabha as a crucial democratic institution for decision-making in the villages of India.

Physical Stats

In Centimeters 163 cm
In Meters 1.63 m
In Feet & Inches 5'4"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 58 kg
In Pounds 128 Ibs
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Family Details

Father's Name
Baburao Hazare
Mother's Name
Laxmibai Hazare
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