It refers to social activist Swamy Agnivesh having accepted invitation of “Big Boss” TV programme. Both Swamy Agnivesh and “Big Boss” have been in controversies for various reasons, and the combination is designed to give a mutual popularity-boost when both of them have in recent past declined fast in their popularity-rating. However, by all accounts, decision of Swamy Agnivesh to join “Big Boss” is bound to lose any small following he might have been having after being exposed in the TV-sting talking to Kapil Maharaj.
However the episode has generated a new idea to settle issues relating to Lokpal Bill. A TV forum hosted by some renowned news-channel can make eminent representatives from various concerned bodies like Anna Team, NCPRI, Union Government and BJP sit on a common platform to publicly discuss the issue to reach at some consensus. Some eminent personality like Fali Nariman can be entrusted to co-ordinate discussions for a practical and stringent Lokpal Bill acceptable to all.
Subhash Chandra Agrawal