New Delhi, Oct 10: Gandhian crusader, Anna Hazare who followed the Lokpal debate during his fight against corruption on his iPad said that Steve Jobs, co-founder, Apple helped him in his fight for a strong Lokpal Bill.
"Steve Jobs will always be remembered for his unparallelled contribution to the world of technology. The news of his death is saddening," said Anna on his blog.
Steve Jobs passed away after fighting pancreatic cancer on Oct 6 in New York.
Anna Hazare further bestowed praises on Jobs calling him the one who "sculpted the history of technology by bringing about a revolutionary change".
"He enabled a line of direct inter-personal communication between people staying in different places at different levels. His contribution will be remembered forever. Jobs used his imagination and futuristic viewpoint as he worked on his research hence his revolutionary thoughts will always hold an important place in modern history," he said.
Anna also said that technology to a great extent helped people fight against corruption and injustice adding further that Jobs innovations brought together a revolutionary change.
"I have personally experienced this during my fight for Jan Lokpal Bill. Without any doubt, we will need it at every step of our life," he said.
"Though he is not present physically, his work has immortalised him forever. Here, I will quote Samarth Ramdas, a saint from Maharashtra, marave pari kirti rupi uraave (When a person is no more, he should be remembered for his work)," he said.
Anna during his fast against corruption at Ramlila Maidan on Aug 27 followed the debate around Lokpal Bill on his iPad.
"Bahut achaa hai (it is very good)," Anna had said after he watched the proceedings at the Ramlila Maidan.