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Would consider the amendments to State vigilance Act: Omar

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 00:34

Srinagar: Amid the ongoing demand of a
stronger Lokpal Bill at the Centre, Jammu and Kashmir Chief
Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the government would
consider the amendments to State vigilance Act as suggested by
a group of activists.
"Whatever amendments are required in the Act shall be
considered and law minister will be suggested to put up the
same so that the fresh ordinance is issued for giving more
teeth to vigilance commission with such amended provisions,"
Omar said here.

Recently RTI volunteers in an open letter to the Chief
Minister suggested several amendments in the act.
"I agree with them (volunteers)," he said and
appreciated that civil society and volunteers of RTI movement
have initiated a new debate of making certain amendments in
the State Vigilance Act for making it more effective and


First Published: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 00:34

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