UPA fanning corruption with weak Lokpal Bill: BJP

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 21:43

Patna: Bihar BJP President Dr CP Thakur
on Wednesday charged the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre
with "fanning corruption" by bringing a weak Lokpal bill.

The Manmohan Singh government also "rushed with the Lokayukta" with the `malafide intention` to rule over the states, Thakur told reporters here.
Thakur, who led his party activists during the Raj
Bhavan march from the state party office, slammed the Congress
for "trying to rule the states by proxy by invoking the
Lokayukta."

"Congress had never been serious for Lokpal and has
fanned corruption at every level," Thakur said adding BJP was
in favour of a strong and effective Lokpal.

Thakur along with his party`s state General Secretary
Mangal Pandey later submitted a memorandum to Governor
Devanand Konwar.
The stir was organised as part of the nation-wide
campaign launched by BJP against "a weak Lokpal bill."

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 21:43

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