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Won’t vote for Arvind, says Anna

New Delhi, Dec. 6: Activist Anna Hazare today said he would not vote for Arvind Kejriwal, who has launched the Aam Aadmi Party, calling his former lieutenant power-hungry.

Hazare said Kejriwal had not only split the anti-corruption movement but is now is pursuing a path of “money through power” and “power through money” just like other political parties.

At a programme organised by the Aaj Tak news channel, the 75-year-old activist said: “I thought I will (vote for AAP) but now I find it difficult because that party is moving towards the path of ‘money through power and power through money’, I will not go anywhere near them.”

In October, the two had chosen to go their separate ways after Kejriwal decided to join electoral politics.

Asked whether Kejriwal had become greedy for power, Hazare said: “This is right. Earlier I used to think that Arvind is into selfless service….”