Hundreds of Anna Hazare's supporters gathered as he was driven from his home. (Photo: BBC)
India has denied it is stifling democratic protests after police arrested 1,300 people to halt a hunger strike by an anti-corruption activist. Prominent campaigner Anna Hazare was arrested hours before his fast against a proposed new anti-corruption law. India has been embroiled in a series of government corruption scandals and Indians are fed up. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC reporter Sanjoy Majumder in Delhi.