Monday, April 11, 2011

Drafting of Lokpal Bill to be videographed: Anna Hazare

Updated on Sunday, April 10, 2011, 19:15

New Delhi: A day after he ended his fast demanding a stronger anti-graft Lokpal Bill, social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said the process of formulating the act will be videographed and the procedures will be made public. 

"The committee will start its work on the draft from April 16, the procedures will be video graphed and made public. The procedure will be totally transparent, from formulation to the time after it is passed and selection of Lokpal," Hazare told reporters.

"If people find out any shortcoming they can point this out," he said. 

Stating that questions were being asked if the bill will solve the problem of corruption, Anna Hazare said that if not 100 percent, it will solve the problem of corruption up to 90 percent.

"People ask if it will solve problem of corruption, if not 100 percent, it will solve the problem 90 percent. The rest will be done through the medium of electoral reforms and decentralisation of power," he said. 



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