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What is the Jan Lokpal Bill, why it's important?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 18 Apr '11 10:35 am
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Lokpal at the centre
An institution called Lokpal will be set up in the centre, and a Lokayukta will be set up in each state. Institutions will be completely independent of the government, just like the Supreme Court and Election Commission.
Lokayukta in the states
No minister can influence investigation, which in any case will have to be completed in one year. Trial should be completed in the next one year so that the culprits are in jail within two years.
Trials within one year
Existing anti-corruption agencies like the CVC, departmental vigilance and anti-corruption branch of the CBI will be merged into Lokpal, which will have complete power and the machinery to independently investigate and prosecute any officer, judge or
politician.
Punishments 5 years to life imprisonment
Punishment would be minimum 5 years and maximum of life imprisonment.
Source: Siachen
Answered by Siachen, 18 Apr '11 10:51 am

 
  
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The Jan Lokpal Bill (Citizens' ombudsman Bill) is an Indian draft anti-corruption bill that would create the Jan Lokpal, an independent body similar to the Election Commission with the power to prosecute politicians and bureaucrats without prior government permission.[1]
Drafted by Shanti Bhushan, retired Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi, Justice N. Santosh Hegde, advocate Prashant Bhushan, former chief election commissioner J. M. Lyngdoh in consultation with the leaders of the India Against Corruption movement and civil society, the bill proposes the institution of the office of Lokpal (Ombudsman) at the center and local Lokayukta at the state level. The bill is designed to create an effective anti-corruption and grievance redressal system that effectively deters corruption while providing effective protection to whistleblowers.[2][3]
For 42 years, the government-drafted bill has failed to pass through the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India.[4] The firs ...more
Answered by chandan singh, 18 Apr '11 10:41 am

 
  
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Seems vital
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important
Answered by anil garg, 19 Aug '11 02:42 pm

 
  
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Jan lok pal ek swtntra jach ejency hai use kuchh adhikar diye gaye hai usaki jach ke ghere me jaj pm mantri sare nokar sahate hai baki to saja adalathi sunayegi magar yo jach ke doran sabhi ko pad se hatane ki pawar rakhegi yahi hamare netaon ko akhar raha hai.kyoki yo to manamani karan jnate hai.
Answered by punamchauhan, 19 Apr '11 03:54 am

 
  
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It is essential to reduce corruption particularly from politicians.
Answered by anantharaman, 18 Apr '11 03:39 pm

 
  
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