The arrest of social activist Anna Hazare sparks demonstrations in cities across India.
Supporters of veteran Indian social activist Anna Hazare sign a banner with a portrait of Hazare outside the Tihar jail in New Delhi August 17, 2011. (Reuters)
Supporters of Indian social activist Anna Hazare shout anti-government slogans and wave the Indian national flag during a protest in Hyderabad on August 17, 2011. (AFP)
India's main opposition Bhartiya Janta Party state of Gujarat President R C Faldu (C) sits with other BJP supporters during a rally to support anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in Ahmedabad on August 17, 2011. (AFP)
A supporter of veteran Indian social activist Anna Hazare shouts anti-government slogans as he waits for Hazare to leave Tihar jail in New Delhi August 17, 2011. (Reuters)