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JAN LOKPAL BILL

Anna Pazare spearheaded a naLlonwlde campalgn Lo


demand a strong ant|corrupt|on |aw
Ian Lokpa| 8|||
Let's understand IAN LCkAL 8ILL
W nsLlLuLlon of
Ian Lokpa| at centra| govt |eve|
Ian Lokayukta |n each state
W orrespondlngly !an Lokpal Lo accepL corrupLlon complalnLs agalnsL
enLral govL depL and !an LokayukLa agalnsL sLaLe govL depL
W Lach wlll have 10 members and 1 chalrperson
W Wlll be compleLely lndependenL
ollLlclans and bureaucraLs wlll noL able Lo lnLerfere ln Lhelr funcLlonlng
W Wlll geL whaLever flnanclal resources Lhey ask and wlll be empowered Lo
selecL and employ any number of employees from wlLhln Lhe governmenL
or ouLslde
Corrupt|on at n|gh Leve|s
esplLe Lvldence no unlshmenL
!an Lokpal and !an LokayukLa wlll ensure punlshmenL for corrupLlon by
W 1|me bound |nvest|gat|ons
nvesLlgaLlon Lo be compleLed wlLhln 1 year
May employ more sLaff Lo compleLe wlLhln Llme
W 1|me bound tr|a|
Wlll flle a case ln Lrlal courL afLer lnvesLlgaLlon
1rlal ln Lhe courL Lo compleLe announce punlshmenL
wlLhln nexL 1 year
May dlrecL Lhe govL Lo seL up addlLlonal courLs Lo
compleLe Lhe Lrlal ln Llme
Corrupt|on at n|gh Leve|s
!an Lokpal and !an LokayukLa wlll ensure punlshmenL for corrupLlon by
W kecovery of |oss caused to govt
urlng lnvesLlgaLlons Lhey shall ban Lransfer of asseLs of Lhe accused
AL Lhe Llme of convlcLlon Lhe courL wlll assess Lhe loss caused Lo Lhe govL
LnLlre loss Lo be recovered from Lhe asseLs of Lhe accused
urrenLly no such provlslon ln our laws
W Conf|scat|on of assets
Lach boteooctot polltlcloo and joJqe Lo submlL Lhelr sLaLemenL of moveable
and lmmoveable asseLs every year
1hls wlll be declared publlcly on Lhe offlclal webslLe
f an asseL ls found Lo be owned by a publlc
servanL laLer and undeclared lL wlll be deemed
Lo be obLalned Lhrough corrupLlon
AfLer each elecLlon asseLs declared by each
candldaLe Lo be verlfled
f undeclared asseLs are found a case wlll be reglsLered
Corrupt|on at n|gh Leve|s
!an Lokpal and !an LokayukLa wlll ensure punlshmenL for corrupLlon by
ower to d|sm|ss corrupt off|cers
f complalnL ls proved can remove a govL offlcer from [ob
ower to pun|sh |f |ts orders are not fo||owed
f orders of Lhe !an Lokpal or !an LokayukLa are noL obeyed
W can lmpose flnanclal penalLles on Lhe gullLy offlclals
W nlLlaLe conLempL proceedlngs agalnsL Lhe gullLy offlclals
Corrupt|on at Low Leve|s
common man ls compelled Lo pay brlbe
!an Lokpal and !an LokayukLa wlll check day Lo day corrupLlon by
W Lach govt dept w||| have to make a C|t|zen's Charter
harLer speclfles who does whaL [ob and ln how much Llme
Lg charLer wlll Lell x offlcer wlll make raLlon card ln ? days
W f harLer ls noL followed Lhen people can complaln Lo Lhe Pead of LhaL deparLmenL
who wlll be deslgnaLed as Lhe ubllc Crlevance Cfflcer (CC)
W CC wlll redress Lhe complalnL wlLhln 30 days maxlmum
Corrupt|on at Low Leve|s
!an Lokpal and !an LokayukLa wlll check day Lo day corrupLlon by
W f CC doesn'L saLlsfy Lhe complalnanL Lhen a complalnL can be made Lo Lhe
vlgllance offlcer of !an Lokpal and !an LokayukLa
W When a complalnL ls made Lo !an Lokpal or !an LokayukLa lL wlll be deemed Lo
have corrupLlon angle
W 1he vlgllance Cfflcer wlll have Lo
Solve Lhe grlevance ln 30 days
mpose penalLy on Lhe gullLy offlcers whlch wlll be glven Lo Lhe omplalnanL
as compensaLlon
SLarL lnvesLlgaLlons of corrupLlon agalnsL gullLy offlcers
4 |4 cnsurc |ha| |hcrc is
n4 c4rrup|i4n i|hin
Jan L4pal 4r Jan L4avu|a.
1 8y ensur|ng that the r|ght person |s se|ected!
SelecLlon process for Lhe members and halrperson of !an Lokpal and !an LokayukLa
has been kepL transparent and part|c|patory
W SelecLed by a SelecLlon ommlLLee comprlslng
rlme MlnlsLer
Leader of Lhe opposlLlon ln Lok Sabha
2 youngesL [udges of Supreme ourL (S)
2 youngesL hlef !usLlces of Plgh ourLs
ompLroller and AudlLor Ceneral (AC)
hlef LlecLlon ommlssloner (L)
W 1he electloo commlttee wlll make Lhe above appolnLmenL from a pool of
shorLllsLed candldaLes LhaL has been ldenLlfled by a eotcb commlttee
Lnsur|ng that the r|ght person |s se|ected!
eotcb commlttee ls a 10member commlLLee formed as follows
W electloo commlttee selecLs flve members from reLlred hlef LlecLlon ommlssloners
and reLlred ACs
W 1hose Ls and ACs are lnellglble
who have any subsLanLlve allegaLlon of corrupLlon agalnsL Lhem
who have [olned any pollLlcal parLy afLer reLlremenL
who are sLlll ln any governmenL appolnLmenL
W 1hese 3 members wlll selecL anoLher 3 members from
clvll socleLy Lo make Lhe 10member eotcb commlttee
Lnsur|ng that the r|ght person |s se|ected!
W eotcb commlttee wlll lnvlLe recommendaLlons from varlous emlnenL
people
Llke LdlLors vlce chancellors lrecLors of 1s Ms
W names wlll be puL up on a webslLe and publlc feedback lnvlLed
W Search commlLLee wlll choose 3 Llmes Lhe number of vacancles by
consensus
W SelecLlon commlLLee wlll choose from Lhls llsL by consensus
W All Lhe meeLlngs of Lhe eotcb commlttee and electloo commlttee
shall be vldeo recorded and wlll be made publlc
Jan LokpaI and Jan Lokayukta wiII seIect & appoint its own officers and staff
2 8y ensur|ng that they work we||!
!an Lokpal and !an LokayukLa are dlrecLly accounLable Lo people LransparenL
W Lvery comp|a|nt w||| have to be heard
no complalnL can be re[ecLed wlLhouL glvlng a hearlng Lo Lhe complalnanL
f any case ls closed llke Lhls all records relaLlng Lo lL wlll be made publlc
W All records of all works wlll be open Lo Lhe publlc excepL some whlch
AffecL naLlonal securlLy
Lndanger Lhe whlsLle blower
mpede Lhe process of ongolng lnvesLlgaLlon 8uL afLer lnvesLlgaLlon ls compleLe
Lhese wlll have Lo be dlsclosed
W Wlll have Lo publlsh every monLh on lLs webslLe
ases recelved and cases dlsposed
ases closed reasons for closure
LlsL of cases pendlng
3 8y ensur|ng that Ian Lokpa| and Ian Lokayukt are
not |nf|uenced!
1he halrperson and members of Lokpal and LokayukLa wlll noL be ellglble for
appolnLmenL Lo any poslLlon ln Lhe govL or for conLesLlng elecLlons afLer
Lhey leave offlce
4 8y ensur|ng that |f not work|ng we|| can be removed!
SwlfL and sure acLlon can be Laken agalnsL Lhe !an Lokpal !an LokayukL and
Lhelr sLaff lf found gullLy of mlsconducL or corrupLlon
omplalnLs agalnsL SLaff (CC ACC vC vC) wlll be made Lo !an Lokpal or
!an LokayukLa Lhen
Lnqulry of complalnL wlLhln 1 monLh
f Lhe allegaLlon proved !an Lokpal or !an LokayukL wlll dlsmlss hlm from [ob ln
Lhe nexL 1 monLh
rlmlnal case wlll be reglsLered under varlous secLlons of ndlan enal ode
and revenLlon of orrupLlon AcL
Lnsur|ng |f not work|ng we|| can be removed!
omplalnLs agalnsL members and chalr person of Lokpal and LokayukLa
Wlll be made Lo Supreme ourL or respecLlve Plgh ourL Lhrough a peLlLlon
A flve [udge bench of respecLlve ourL wlll hear Lhe peLlLlon
AfLer hearlng may order Lhe formaLlon of a Speclal nvesLlgaLlon 1eam (S1)
S1 wlll have Lo conducL lnqulry and submlL lLs reporL wlLhln 3 monLhs
Cn Lhe basls of Lhls enqulry reporL Lhe respecLlve ourL may order
removal of Lhe member or halrperson
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no l can be reglsLered agalnsL
any Supreme ourL or Plgh ourL
[udge wlLhouL Lhe permlsslon of
hlef !usLlce of ndla
L has been seen ln Lhe pasL LhaL
Lhe hlef !usLlce of ndla Lrles Lo
proLecL hls own fraLernlLy of
[udges and rarely glves such a
permlsslon
under !an Lokpal 8lll Lhe full bench of Lokpal wlll
glve permlsslon Lo flle a case agalnsL any [udge
no permlsslon wlll be requlred from hlef !usLlce
of ndla 1herefore corrupLlon ln hlgher [udlclary
wlll also be checked Lhrough !an Lokpal 8lll
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1he quanLum of punlshmenL for
people convlcLed of corrupLlon
ranges from
6 monLhs Lo 7 years of
lmprlsonmenL
whlch ls lnadequaLe!
1he punlshmenL wlll range from
1 year rlgorous lmprlsonmenL Lo llfe senLence
CuanLumof punlshmenL commensuraLe wlLh
rank
Plgher punlshmenL for Lhose ln hlgher rank
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obLalns any beneflL from Lhe
governmenL lllegally lL ls dlfflculL
Lo prove LhaL Lhe person dld so by
paylng brlbes
f a person obLalns any beneflL from Lhe
governmenL ln vlolaLlon of a law or rules and
regulaLlons LhaL person along wlLh concerned
publlc servanLs shall be deemed Lo have
lndulged ln corrupL pracLlces
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corrupL pracLlces or ralse Lhelr
volce agalnsL corrupLlon are belng
LhreaLened vlcLlmlzed and even
murdered 1here ls no proLecLlon
for Lhem
!an Lokpal and !an LokayukLa wlll be responslble
for provldlng Lhe whlsLleblowers wheLher lnslde
or ouLslde Lhe governmenL proLecLlon from
rofesslonal LhreaL or vlcLlmlsaLlon
hyslcal LhreaL or vlcLlmlsaLlon
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resenLly Lhere are mulLlple anLl
corrupLlon agencles llke
8 v A8 sLaLe vlgllance
deparLmenL
All Lhese are conLrolled by corrupL
offlclals and pollLlclans and are
lneffecLlve
AL cenLral govL level anLlcorrupLlon branch of
8 v and all lnLernal vlgllance wlngs of all
depL should be merged lnLo !an Lokpal
AL sLaLe level anLlcorrupLlon branch of sLaLe
pollce Lhe sLaLe vlgllance deparLmenL lnLernal
vlgllance wlngs of all deparLmenLs and exlsLlng
LokayukLas ln sLaLes should be merged lnLo !an
LokayukLa of LhaL sLaLe
1hls wlll do away wlLh mulLlpllclLy of anLl
corrupLlon agencles
8ut now some peop|e are say|ng
rlme MlnlsLer should noL be covered under !an Lokpal!
!udlclary should noL be covered under !an Lokpal
eople's Crlevances wlll overburden Lhem
Lokpal should only lnvesLlgaLe a few hlgh proflle cases of corrupLlon!
Lokpal should noL be glven Lhe responslblllLy of proLecLlng Lhe whlsLleblowers!
8 v and deparLmenLal vlgllance should noL be merged lnLo Lokpal LeL Lokpal be
a small body and leL Lhe exlsLlng anLlcorrupLlon bodles keep funcLlonlng ln
lneffecLlve manner as Lhey are
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