Earlier this year, Dr.Swamy made his presence felt at BSA's anti-corruption rally in Delhi's Ramlila ground.Anna Hazare too was present on the dais. Later on, during Anna's fast in April 2011, 'Team Anna' decided to keep at distance all persons with controversial past. Around the same time our Swamy went on record to say "Mr. Hazare was a man of great dedication and a great asset to the country. Mr. Hazare was surrounded by those who belonged to the non-government organisations who are bogus. The social activist required the support of politicians to handle politicians"