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Nitish Kumar welcomes Team Anna's decision to join Politics

August 3, 2012 - Patna

Minutes after Team Anna confirmed that they will join politics and will launch a political outfit of their own, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar welcomed the decision. Speaking to reporters, Nitish said "I welcome the intention of Team Anna to launch a political party. Every one is free to take a decision to launch political party. There is no need for further comment. I welcome it,"

Team Anna has decided to end their fast and said that joining politics is the only alternative in their fight against corruption. Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal told the crowd at Jantar Mantar that people would choose the name of their political party. Veteran social activist Anna Hazare ruled out that he will contest in the elections, but said that he would support the party's candidates.

BJP also said that they would join any one in the fight against corruption, but ruled out Anna's political party as an alternative to BJP.

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