What’s the difference between the Jan Lokpal Bill (backed by Anna Hazare) and Arvind Kejriwal of IAC says, “The inclusion of people in a committee drafting. The Jan Lokpal Bill, also referred to as the Citizen’s Ombudsman Bill, was a failed The first version of the Lokpal Bill drafted by the Government of India in and Arvind Kejriwal on 7 April to find ways to bridge differences over the bill. Third draft of Lokpal bill by Aruna Roy seeks middle path – A group led by Aruna Roy and Harsh Mander wants parliament’s standing committee.

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Jan Dtaft Bill not understood by most people: Appointments to these institutions must be done transparently and in a participatory manner, so as to minimize the chances of the wrong sorts of people getting in. Therefore, we must make it work. The basic framework of the Constitution need not be challenged and solutions could be found that are within the framework of the Constitution. Despite these clarifications, critics feel that the exact judicial powers of Lokpal are rather unclear in comparison with its investigative dratt.

Framing an Alternative Approach to the Jan Lokpal

Follow our Works Newsletter: Anna fast not the right way: Even today we do not say that our bill is perfect or our draft is perfect. The Times of India.

Retrieved 17 August Site Map Accessibility Contact. They would also ensure that other entitlements and rights are codified, and that the obligations of each public authority are fulfilled.


India portal Law portal. Location on Google Map. We invite researchers, practitioners, artists, and theoreticians, both organisationally and as individuals, to engage with us on topics related internet and society, and improve our collective understanding of this field. But to get rid of these institutions would be a great disaster for all the people in this country.

Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments. Asked if Hazare’s movement infringed on Parliament’s privileges, Roy said, “All these protests are important and then they work. But to say finally now that only my version should go in and that no other version should be debated and that should be passed is, looking at parliamentary privileges, already the opposition parties have disagreed the government bill Before passing this bill it was introduced in Lok Sabha with key amendments moved.

An option that can be considered is that only one law be enacted that would contain all these proposed institutions and measures. Thereafter Mr Kejriwal never came back to us with the modified and amended principles he was supposed to draft. Retrieved 9 April In order to ensure that the proposed institutions and authorities are themselves credible and not prone to mutual back-scratching, circular powers of oversight must be avoided where institutions and authorities oversee each other’s functioning and integrity.

The experience of the Delhi Grievance Redress Commission could also be instructive. It will not take care of complete corruption. Add event loipal calendar vCal iCal. Hazare sets August 15 deadline for passage of bill. Retrieved 16 August Anti-corruption institutions must be financially, administratively and legally independent of those whom they are called upon to investigate and prosecute.


Each anti-corruption institution must itself be royy in the same manner that it seeks to make other institutions accountable.

Aruna Roy & Co’s Lokpal draft echoes govt’s stand | India News – Times of India

Joint panel to draft Lokpal Bill people’s victory, says Advani. Although some supporters have denied any judicial powers of Lokpal, [17] the government and some critics have recognised Lokpal to have quasi-judicial powers. The Jan Lokpal aimed to deter corruption, compensate citizen grievances, and protect whistle-blowers.

Not to be confused with The Bilk and Lokayuktas Act,an anti-corruption Act passed by the parliament of India. The critics hence express concern that, without judicial review, Lokpal could potentially become an extra-constitutional body with investigative and judicial powers whose decisions cannot be reviewed in regular courts.

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Bigg Boss 12 update: Though broadly supportive of the Jan Lokpal Bill, the WG found itself disagreeing with some of its clauses.