'Simpleton'' Anna Hazare is being made a scapegoat to fulfil the political ambitions of some ''very smart people'' in his own team, senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh has alleged.The AICC general secretary, who is known for his swipes at Team Anna, said he stands by his every word on the issue and his perception of Hazare is shared by Congress leaders.He, however, made it clear that it was not discussed with Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.-Comment
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Wondering at the "U-turns" of Hazare on the issue of campaigning against Congress over Lokpal issue, Singh said he was being misused by some of his team members and that he changed his recent stand on not campaigning against any political party under pressure from some of his team members who have high political ambitions.
"He is a simpleton...Anna is a very simple man. He is susceptible to pressures and the all the people around him have their political agenda.... He is highly susceptible to being exploited by smart people," Singh said in an interview.
"Poor Anna is being made a scapegoat or a mask to fulfil their agenda because he has greater credibility than them... He is extremely simple (man), ...more