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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING)

RAJYASABHA

STARRED QUESTION NO. 369

(TO BE ANSWERED ON 19.08.2010)

Introduction of Lokpal Bill

 

*369. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR;

Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state;

(a)        the reasons for the delay in introducing the proposed Lokpal Bill to check corruption in high places in Government and ensure probity in public life; and

(b)       By when this proposed. Bill is likely to be introduced?

ANSWER

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences; Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. (SHRI PRITHVIRAJ CHAVAN)

(a) to (b): The Lokpal Bill is under consideration of the Government and no definite timeframe can be given for its finalization.