India Against Corruption and Jan Lokpal Bill 2011

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Salients Features of Jan Lokpal Bill 2011

Main Points of Jan Lokpal Bill 2011

Jan Lokpal Bill is an anti corruption draft proposed by members of civil society like Anna Hazare,Kiran Bedi,Arvind Kejrival for paving the way for Lokpal,an independent body that will handle all the Corruption cases independently and can prosecute Politicians,Bureaucrats and Employees of Central and State Governments

Here are some of the Salient Features of Jan Lokpal bill 2011:

  • An Institution called Lokpal will be established at the center and an institution called Lokayuktya  will be established at the States
  • Lokpal is an independent body like Supreme Court and Election Commission and government will have no power to influence their working
  • Corruption Cases will be solved at the earliest.The maximum time period for the trial will be one year so that corrupt Politicians,judges and Bureaucrats will be sent to the jail at the earliest.
  • Another Important feature of Lokpal bill is recovery.If a person was found guilty then recovery of loss will be made from the concerned person during the time of conviction
  • 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.
  • It will be the duty of the Lokpal to provide protection to those who are being victimized for raising their voice against corruption.
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Anna Hazare to fast at Jai Prakash Narayan Park on 16th August 2011

Anna Hazare Fast Venue is Jai Prakash Narayan Park:

With Just 5 days to go for Anna Hazare`s Historical Fast,the Delhi police had just cleared the way for Anna Hazare to go for fast at Jai Prakash Narayan park on 16th August 2011.Before all these things had happened Delhi police has suggest Anna Hazare to fast at Ram Lila Maidan,Rajghat, Ramlila Maidan, Shaheed Park and Boat Club.Anna HAzare was give clearence only on Ram Lila Maidan by MCD but Delhi Police could not agree for Ram Lila Maidan

Since the Jai Prakash Narayan Park comes under the Central Public Works Department (CPWD),so Anna Hazare has to take the nod of CPWD before starting his Indefinite Fast.Whenever there will be any update regarding Anna HAzare`s Fast and fast venue we will always update it on this website.Keep Checking this website regularly for any Latest Information on Anna Hazare and Lok Pal Bill 2011

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