Who drafted Jan Lokpal?
A Joint Drafting Committee was established, consisting of five ministers and five members of the civil society. The chairman of the Joint Drafting Committee was Pranab Mukherjee. The Committee set 30 June 2011 as the deadline to complete the drafting process.
Has Jan Lokpal Bill been passed?
On 27 December 2011, the Lokpal bill was passed by the Lok Sabha after a day-long debate and amendments. The Indian Army, the Indian Air Force and the Indian Navy have been kept out of the jurisdiction of the Lokpal. The bill also keeps the CBI independent.
Who proposed the first Jan Lokpal Bill?
The concept of a constitutional ombudsman was first proposed in parliament by Law Minister Ashoke Kumar Sen in the early 1960s. The first Jan Lokpal Bill was proposed by Adv Shanti Bhushan in 1968 and passed in the 4th Lok Sabha in 1969, but did not pass through the Rajya Sabha.
Is there Lokpal in Delhi?
LOKPAL. LOKPAL OFFICE Plot No-6, Vasant Kunj Institutional Area- Phase II, New Delhi – 110070 (India).
Who is related to Jan Lokpal Bill anti corruption movement?
The movement gained momentum from 5 April 2011, when anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare began a hunger strike at the Jantar Mantar monument in New Delhi. The movement aimed to alleviate corruption in the Indian government through introduction of the Jan Lokpal Bill.
What is the logo of Lokpal?
The logo symbolizes as: ombudsman (judges bench), people (three human figures), vigilance (Ashok chakra forming eye–pupil), law (shape of book in orange) and judicial (the tricolor two hands are placed below forming a unique balance). The logo is in tricolor representing the national essence of LOKPAL.
Who appoints the Lokayukta?
The Lokayukta is appointed by the Governor of the State, through nomination by its Chief Minister (in consensus with Chief justice of the State High Court, Leaders of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chairman of the Legislative Council).
Who designed the logo for the apex anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal?
Notes: Lokpal Chairman Justice (retired) Pinaki Chandra Ghose launched the new logo for the apex anti-corruption ombudsman. As per law, the logo symbolizes how Lokpal protects and cares for the people of India by establishing justice. It is designed by Prashant Mishra, a resident of Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh.
What are the powers of Lokpal?
Power of Lokpal Lokpal has the power to seize the assets, proceeds, receipts, and benefits of any official which are acquired by corrupt means. Lokpal is conferred with power to recommend the transfer or suspension of civil servants connected with charges of corruption.