“Bill that waited for 40 years finally saw dawn”
The Jan Lokpal Bill, also Known as the Citizen’s Ombudsman Bill, is an anti-corruption bill sketched and drags up by civil society activists in India seeking the appointment of a Jan Lokpal, an independent body to investigate corruption cases.
This bill also propounds betterment to the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill 2011, which was to be passed by Lok Sabha in December 2011.
The word Lokpal was minted in 1963 by late Mr. L.M. Singhvi, a Member of Parliament during a discuss mechanism. Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi His son was head of the Parliament reviewing the bill but later resigned from the post after a sex-tape controversy.
New Delhi, Dec 18:
After being permitted by Rajya Sabha on 17 December, Lok Sabha unfolds the Gates for Lokpal bill. This could be summoned a hilarious moment as the bill that abided for 40 years, finally saw dawn.
Lok Sabha passed it a day after the anti-corruption gauge navigated through the Rajya Sabha with the support of opposition parties. Anna Hazare’s camp was seen celebrating the victory.
Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday gratitude’s the political class and especially the Rajya Sabha Select Committee for passing a strong Lokpal bill in Parliament.
Talking to his supporters in Ralegan Siddhi, he said for the first time since freedom a powerful bill has been passed that will stop corruption to some extent.