Lokpal bill draft to be ready by June 30: Moily

Last Updated: Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 21:25

Mysore: The government appointed committee
to draft the Lokpal Bill has set June 30 as the deadline to
complete the task, Law Minister M Veerappa Moily said on Sunday.

Moily, who is also the convener of the Committee, said the
government was keen to introduce the bill in the monsoon
session of Parliament.

"If all cooperate, the bill will be passed in the monsoon
session itself," he told reporters here.

Moily said Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa has
welcomed the Lokpal Bill and wants Chief Ministers of all
states to extend support to it.

The Union minister was later conferred with an honorary
doctorate by the Mysore University in recognition of his
services to the country.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 21:25

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