"If the so-called elite people, who are associated with the Jan Lokpal movement, properly analyse this proposed system, then they will realise that this organisation (the institution of Lokpal) would become a new terror outfit in the country," LJP secretary general Abdul Khaliq said here.
He was addressing the LJP's three-day cadre training
session where he presented his party's assessment of the draft
of the Jan Lokpal Bill prepared by Team Anna.
"The Lokpal proposed by Anna Hazare will lead to chaos
and complete collapse of the government. I visualise straight
war between the officials of Lokpal and government departments
as both would be running after each other," Khaliq said.
Comparing the existing anti-corruption mechanism in the
government with the one proposed by Team Anna, he said it
would be a herculean task to monitor everyone starting from
the lowest level of the government.
"Jan Lokpal has proposed a board of 11 members and one
anti corruption officer overseeing every 200 government
employees. There are 40 lakh government employees, while the
PSUs employ 26 lakh people. According to Anna's bill, 30,000
officials will be hired to monitor 60 lakh people," he said.
Somnath: Ramvilas Paswan-led LJP on Staurday said sweeping and overarching powers to the Lokpal as demanded by Anna Hazare and his team will make the proposed institution a "terrorist organisation" and lead to chaos.
First Published: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 17:40