NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter. Bill grants powers to Lokpal to sanction prosecution against public servants. How will it help a common citizen? In the government Bill, the Lok Pal may initiate prosecution in a special court.
Also Prime Minister after he demits office is included. Grievance redressal The government Bill does not deal with grievance redressal. The Lok Pal chairperson and members will be selected from this shortlist by a selection committee.
On Independence Day, Anna had overmentions through status updates and comments across top social networking sites, including Facebook and Twitter in the country. What will happen to existing anti-corruption agencies? Is this democracy or autocracy? So the proposed bill by the ruling Congress Party has yet to be accepted in the Rajya Sabha.
What if some officer in Lokpal becomes corrupt? Drafted by Justice Santosh Hegde a former Supreme Court Judge and former Lokayukta of KarnatakaPrashant Bhushan a Supreme Court Lawyer and Arvind Kejriwal a RTI activistthe draft Bill envisaged a system in which a corrupt person found guilty would go to jail within two years of the complaint being made and his ill-gotten wealth confiscated.
Anna Hazare fought to get this bill passed[ where? It also lists the difference between the bills drafted by the government and civil Features of the Jan Lokpal Bill[ edit ] An institution called Lokpal at the centre and Lokayukta in each state will be set up.
Team Anna was also disappointed over following inherent exclusions within tabled government bill. It will be the duty of the Lokpal to provide protection to those who are being victimized for raising their voice against corruption.
No minister or bureaucrat will be to influence their investigations. Anna in his recorded address to the nation before his arrest asked his supporters not to stop the agitation and urged the protesters to remain peaceful.
Transfer of CBI officers investigating cases referred by Lokpal with the approval of watchdog. You could also report any case of corruption to Lokpal like ration being siphoned off, poor quality roads been constructed or panchayat funds being siphoned off.
Before the government could take a final stand on the issue, the house was dissolved again. The survey — conducted in 28 cities across the country, including all four metros — mainly dealt with three important points: The reference may be made by the president a on his own, a on a petition signed by MPs or c on a petition by a citizen if the President is then satisfied that it should be referred.
A search committee will shortlist potential candidates. Team Anna is up in arms and calls the government version the "Joke Pal Bill.
Whenever the Lokpal bill was introduced to the House, it was referred to a joint committee of Parliament or a departmental standing committee of the Home ministry for further improvements and every time before the Government could take a final stand on the bill, the house was dissolved. Cases against corrupt people will not linger on for years anymore: Drafted by Justice Santosh Hegde former Supreme Court Judge and former Lokayukta of KarnatakaPrashant Bhushan Supreme Court Lawyer and Arvind Kejriwal RTI activistthe draft Bill envisages a system where a corrupt person found guilty would go to jail within two years of the complaint being made and his ill-gotten wealth being confiscated.
The loss that a corrupt person caused to the government will be recovered at the time of conviction. What if some officer in Lokpal becomes corrupt? Anna Hazarea Gandhian rights activist, had started a fast unto death at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi demanding the passing of the bill.
These were proposed as the Jan Lokpal Bill.
Centre will send Lokpal bill to states as a model bill. Government will have all the control over Lokpal as it will have powers to appoint and remove members at its will.
Lokpal will have to complete its investigations within a period of one year, the trial will be over in next one year and the guilty shall go to jail within two years. Any complaint against any officer of the Lokpal shall be investigated and the officer dismissed within two months.
Bill lays down clear timelines for preliminary enquiry and investigation and trial. Thereafter, Lokpal Bill was introduced in,and and in but was never passed and is still pending in Parliament. Process for removal of Lok Pal members is different The government Bill permits the president to make a reference to the Supreme Court for an inquiry, followed by removal if the member is found to be biased or corrupt.Therefore, the proposed bill by the ruling Congress Party is yet to get acceptance from the Rajya Sabha.
On December 29,the Parliament of India saw a lot of drama and disruption by various political parties like LJP, RJD and SP. Features of Jan Lokpal Bill: An institution called Lokpal at the centre and Lokayukta in each state will be set up.
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Jan Lok Pal Bill. 48 likes. Community. Anti-graft activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike against corruption is drawing growing support, rejected on Friday an offer of talks saying the government was ignoring the wishes of the people.
The Jan Lokpal Bill, also referred to as the Citizen's Ombudsman Bill, is an anti-corruption bill drawn up by civil society activists in India seeking the appointment of a Jan Lokpal, an independent body to investigate corruption cases.
Talk:Jan Lokpal Bill Criticism of Jan Lokpal Bill Jurisdiction of the Lok Pal Bill includes ministers, MPs for any action outside Parliament, and Group A officers (and equivalent) of the government. Also Prime Minister after he demits office is included. includes officers of NGOs who receive government funds or any funds from the public.Download