Some allegations of Anna’s involvement with RSS leader Nanaji Deshmukh have emerged (see images below, as well). I’ve read the actual report carefully and can't find any evidence to suggest Anna’s membership of RSS.
Hazare, in good faith, perhaps considered only the social aspects of Deshmukh’s work. According to him, “social leaders like Deshmukh were above political ideologies, and selfish party and power politics. [And so]"If there is a picture of mine with Nanaji, does it mean that the country does not need the Jan Lokpal Bill and there is no need to tackle corruption by ministers and political leaders," the 74-year-old activist asked.” [Source]
RSS is not a banned organisation, and if Anna worked with it (without being a member) then there is nothing more to say about it.
What does undermine his work is ONLY this: that his blind faith in the Lokpal does not even REMOTELY address the causes of corruption.
If he wants corruption to be removed, he must vigorously advocate capitalism and seek the abolition of socialist policies. (But recently he opposed FDI in retail, so it is almost certain that he is a staunch socialist. Therefore, his methods and policy goals for India will merely ADD to the existing inefficiency and corruption prevalent in India.
(Images I've extracted from Nai Duniya ).
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