Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Saturday made a veiled attack on Team Anna for its criticism of
his government`s draft Lokayukta Bill saying "people should
refrain from passing judgement on any issue in haste".
"It will be better if people refrain from passing a
judgement on an issue in haste..... the legislation, which
will be enacted for a strong and effective Lokayukta in Bihar,
will be praised by every quarter," Kumar told reporters here
on his arrival from a four-day long Seva Yatra to West
He was reacting to former Law minister and team Anna
member Shanti Bhushan`s statement that he was "very
disappointed" with draft of Bihar Lokayukta bill.
Kumar said he did not want to get engaged in
"unnecessary" debate or making statement on what people
reacted on the state government`s draft in this regard.
"We go to people and also make laws.... we have decided to
hold consultation with all political parties and whatever law
will be framed it will be a law for Bihar within its
legislative purview," he said.
Kumar said the state government will welcome suggestion
or opinions from any individual, team or group to constitute a
He described "extremely positive useful and inspiring"
his seva yatra in West Champaran district.