Key UPA constituents want Lokayukta provision deleted

The contentious provision relating to Lokayuktas in the Lokpal Bill may undergo change as key UPA constituents joined the Opposition in demanding its deletion
but differences still persist on some other provisions.

State parties unite against ‘Lokayukta’ provision

Certain regional parties joined hands in opposing the provisions in the Lokpal Bill for setting up of Lokayuktas in states.

‘Lokayukta provision against federal structure’

As Lok Sabha debated the Lokpal
Bill, RJD Chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said the provision for
Lokayukata in the legislation was an attack on the federal
structure.