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Monday, June 13, 2011

Know Your Jan Lokpal Bill & Its Features


Jan Lokpal Bill which is also called Citizen's ombudsman Bill for which Anna Hazare was on fast until death at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, is not a new bill and you will be in shock to know that Jan Lokpal bill was first introduced by Shanti Bhushan and was passed in the 4th Lok Sabha in 1969 but was not passed in Rajya Sabha. The word Lokpal means an ombudsman in India. There are lot of things which Jan Lokpal bill says and give a bill which can fight against corruption and punish corrupt people. This is the one reason why it is not passed till now in Indian Legislative till now. Subscribe to Syconet World by Email.

Silent Features Of Jan Lokpal Bill

Some of the features of Jan Lokpal Bill are listed below.

1.Cases against corrupt people should be solved in a years and corrupt politician, officer or judge should be sent to jail within two years.

2.The loss that a corrupt person caused to the government will be recovered at the time of conviction.

3.Like Supreme Court and Election Commission, they will be completely independent of the governments. No minister or bureaucrat will be able to influence their investigations.

4.If any work of any citizen is not done in prescribed time in any government office, Lokpal will impose financial penalty on guilty officers, which will be given as compensation to the complainant.

5.You could approach Lokpal if your ration card or passport or voter card is not being made or if police is not registering your case or any other work is not being done in prescribed time.

6.What if some officer in Lokpal becomes corrupt? The entire functioning of Lokpal/ Lokayukta will be completely transparent. Any complaint against any officer of Lokpal shall be investigated and the officer dismissed within two months.

There are lot more points of Lokpal bill which will surely help all Indian and can make a corruption free India. You can also Join Hand against Corruption by Visiting IndiaAgainstCorruption.org

Download Complete Draft Of Jan Lokpal Bill



  • June 21, 2011 at 8:05 PM

    Democracy is all about will of the majority. Now majority of the people are against corruption, they are fed up with politicians. People want an independent body to investigate all corruption charges against all the Ministers including PM. There is nothing wrong in correcting the constitution of India to uphold clean corruption free governance. Corruption free government is the most important thing than our constitution. Leaving PM out of Lokpal bill is a joke. Lokpal is all about setting up a mechanism for corruption free government of India.

  • August 18, 2011 at 9:22 AM

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