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Prashant Bhushan
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Prashant Bhushan is an Indian lawyer, activist and politician. He is noted for his use of public interest litigation (PIL) to support a number of causes related to corruption, environmental protection and human rights. He was a prominent member of the faction of the India Against Corruption (IAC) movement known as Team Anna which supported Anna Hazare’s campaign for the implementation of the Jan Lokpal Bill. After a split in IAC, he helped Team Anna form the Aam Aadmi Party and was behind most of AAP’s exposures. In 2015, he made several allegations against the party’s leadership, it’s functioning and deviation from its core ideology, values and commitments. He is among the founder members of Swaraj Abhiyan and is a force behind Sambhaavnaa, an Institute of Public Policy and Politics.