What is the Substance of Mr.Iqbal Chagla | Senior Counsel saying -*Civil society cannot impose a law on the nation. That is the job of the Parliament. We have stringent laws to deal with corruption. We must enforce them strictly. Action in punishing the guilty must not only be done, but seen to be done, so that it sends out a strong message. *Prosecute both, the bribe-taker and bribe-giver. -Comment
*Most importantly, people must be self disciplined so that bribery stops. There are no readymade answers but there has to be collective consciousness of what is good and bad.
If one looks at the matter in totality there is no need for a l;ok pal even. we have sufficient laws to punish those found corrupt, we have very strong laws to handle terrorism and so on. But where is the will or the daring to implement those laws. the people on the wrong side of the law know that even if caught the case will continue for ages. best example Afzal Guru it is only because of legal loopholes that he has not been hanged till date. Ultimately the same thing is going to happen with this Lokpal business. Mr Hedge in Karnatka has given report with proof against CM Has any legal action been started against him so far except that for political reasons he was forced to resign Has even a single penny been recovered from him and deposited in govt treasuty. he and his cronies The Reddy clan are still enjoying the use of the money earned thru corrupt method., Take Satyam Raju the case has not even started and by the time the case is started and a final judgement is pas