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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

LOK PAL BILL: Manmohan rules out inclusion of higher judiciary in Lokpal!
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PTI / The Hindu / NEW DELHI, June 29, 2011.

Dr. Singh said he had no hesitation in bringing himself under Lokpal. File photo: PTI

Asserting that he has no hesitation in subjecting himself to the jurisdiction of Lokpal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday ruled out inclusion of higher judiciary within the ambit of the anti—corruption ombudsman.
Bringing higher judiciary under the jurisdiction of the Lokpal would be contrary to the Constitutional scheme of things, he said while voicing confidence that a national consensus would be evolved on the proposed Lokpal Bill.
He told a group of editors in New Delhi that his Cabinet colleagues were of the view that bringing the institution of Prime Minister under Lokpal would create an element of instability which, at times, can go out of hand.
“I, for one, have no hesitation in bringing myself under the purview of the Lokpal,” he said.

Yes, Lok Pal should be confined to only political and administration corruption and the Judiciary can continue to have present monitoring system to continue!

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