Agenda For Next Government: A Lok Pal That Inspires Trust
Lok pal was introduced on 8th April 2011 by joint drafting committee after a long sitting member of parliament to appoint a vigilance for anti-corruption act regarding land etc. Its now been successful in India. Later on, India’s fight against corruption passed virtually unnoticed when the President's Secretariat announced appointment of Justice (retired) Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the first LOKPAL of India, along with eight judicial and non-judicial members, on March 19, 2019. it was the first administrative reforms commission of 1966 which came up with the idea of a Lok pal as an independent body to inquire into corruption in high places after the Mundra and other corruption scandals hit India in the 1950s and 1960s and led to the resignations of two stalwarts of their time - TT Krishnamacharya and Pratap Singh kairon.The National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution (2002) and Second Administrative Reform Commission (2007) too sought such an ombudsman. The National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution (2002) and Second Administrative Reform Commission (2007) too sought such an ombudsman.The government did introduce an amendment in 2014 on similar lines for the Lok pal but it was never passed.This time onus on Lok pal to dealt with loads of corruption after got back the trust and faith of general public.