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Govt opposes inclusion of PM in Lokpal Bill

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, May 30 (PTI): Sharp differences came to the surface at a meeting of the drafting committee for Lokpal bill today with the government strongly opposing proposals for inclusion of Prime Minister, higher judiciary and acts MPs inside Parliament under its purview.

Anna Hazare, one of the members of the committee, who is spearheading the campaign for a strong and effective Lokpal bill, said that he was not hopeful of the government meeting its deadline of June 30 for preparing the bill.

At the meeting held under the Chairmanship of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, contentious issues came up for discussion in the committee for the first time.

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Govt opposes inclusion of PM in Lokpal Bill

NEW DELHI, May 30 (PTI): Sharp differences came to the surface at a meeting of the drafting committee for Lokpal bill today with the government strongly opposing proposals for inclusion of Prime Minister, higher judiciary and acts MPs inside Parliament under its purview.

Anna Hazare, one of the members of the committee, who is spearheading the campaign for a strong and effective Lokpal bill, said that he was not hopeful of the government meeting its deadline of June 30 for preparing the bill.

At the meeting held under the Chairmanship of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, contentious issues came up for discussion in the committee for the first time.

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