PM confident Lokpal Bill will be passed

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said he was hopeful that the Lokpal Bill will be passed in the current session of Parliament.

Last Updated: Dec 27, 2011, 11:27 AM IST

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said he was hopeful that the Lokpal Bill will be passed in the current session of Parliament.

Speaking to reporters before entering the Parliament, Singh said his government believes Lokpal would become a reality.
The government wouldn’t have introduced the Bill if it was not confident of numbers to get the Bill passed in this session, he stated.