Trivendra Singh Rawat government pulls up socks on corruption, Lokayukta Bill 2011 introduced in Uttarakhand Assembly

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Published: March 27, 2017 6:45:36 PM

Along with Lokayukta act, the new government will also revive the Transfer Act brought in 2011 by the erstwhile Khanduri government to curb corruption.

lokayukta bill, trivendra singh rawat lokayukta bill, lokayukta bill trivendra rawat, trivendra rawat lokayukta bill, lokayukta trivendra rawat uttarakhand governmentGovernor of State, KK Paul, in his customary address to the newly-constituted Legislative Assembly, had kept the issue of Lokayukhta on top priority for the newly elected Assembly.(Picture credit: Facebook)

The crucial 2011 Lokayukta Bill has been introduced in Bharatiya Janata Party-dominated Uttarakhand Assembly. Governor of State, KK Paul, in his customary address to the newly-constituted Legislative Assembly, had kept the issue of Lokayukhta on top priority for the newly elected Assembly. Along with Lokayukta act, the new government will also revive the Transfer Act brought in 2011 by the erstwhile Khanduri government to curb corruption. “The Lokayukta will hear cases of corruption against the elected representatives and bureaucrats. Further, the Transfer Policy will bring transparency and curb corruption,” Governor had said in his address. A special number in also set up a special helpline at the Chief Minister’s office. “This helpline will act as a special cell in the Chief Minister office where the complaints of corruption can be lodged,” said Paul.

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