Thursday, April 7, 2011

Anna hazare repercussions!

National Medias are covering the India Against Corruption movement in ultimate swing. It’s sad to see that our regional news makers are not keen to deal with the anti-corruption movement. No doubt, the movement has woken up the sleeping India and dragged the young youthful youths into the process. One hefty powerful law is indeed a must for today’s India and I hope authority will be looking into the same Lokpal bill before implanting. Provisions for development-bottlenecks must be swept away if they reside. Authority should be effective, i.e. Lokpal bill should be on corruption and it should make the concerned authority in a position to trace out the money spent on a particular project or course rather making blocks on the development track saying NO to all doubts and complaints which are skeptical to a minimum level.

Thank you  Anna Hazare. You put the stone in the 'ugly water' and the repercussion vibrations are reaching lengths n breadths


what is
THE JAN LOKPAL BILL       ?

Source: http://indiaagainstcorruption.org/
The Jan Lokpal Bill (Citizen's ombudsman Bill) is a draft anti-corruption bill drawn up by prominent civil society activists seeking the appointment of a Jan Lokpal, an independent body that would investigate corruption cases, complete the investigation within a year and envisages trial in the case getting over in the next one year.

Features:
1. An institution called LOKPAL at the centre and LOKAYUKTA in each state will be set up

2. Like Supreme Court and Election Commission, they will be completely independent of the governments. No minister or bureaucrat will be able to influence their investigations.

3. Cases against corrupt people will not linger on for years anymore: Investigations in any case will have to be completed in one year. Trial should be completed in next one year so that the corrupt politician, officer or judge is sent to jail within two years.

4. The loss that a corrupt person caused to the government will be recovered at the time of conviction.

5. How will it help a common citizen: If any work of any citizen is not done in prescribed time in any government office, Lokpal will impose financial penalty on guilty officers, which will be given as compensation to the complainant.

6. So, you could approach Lokpal if your ration card or passport or voter card is not being made or if police is not registering your case or any other work is not being done in prescribed time. Lokpal will have to get it done in a month's time. You could also report any case of corruption to Lokpal like ration being siphoned off, poor quality roads been constructed or panchayat funds being siphoned off. Lokpal will have to complete its investigations in a year, trial will be over in next one year and the guilty will go to jail within two years.

7. But won't the government appoint corrupt and weak people as Lokpal members? That won't be possible because its members will be selected by judges, citizens and constitutional authorities and not by politicians, through a completely transparent and participatory process.

8. What if some officer in Lokpal becomes corrupt? The entire functioning of Lokpal/ Lokayukta will be completely transparent. Any complaint against any officer of Lokpal shall be investigated and the officer dismissed within two months.

9. What will happen to existing anti-corruption agencies? CVC, departmental vigilance and anti-corruption branch of CBI will be merged into Lokpal. Lokpal will have complete powers and machinery to independently investigate and prosecute any officer, judge or politician.

10. It will be the duty of the Lokpal to provide protection to those who are being victimized for raising their voice against corruption.


What can I do? How do I contribute to this movement?

>>>. Join the India Against Corruption movement, by giving a missed call to 022 61550789 (we need at least 25 Lakh missed calls, around 5 Lakh are done so far). We will SMS you a message from Anna and others, on what you can do today, and every day.



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4 comments:

  1. A change must be happend in India.So I support The Jan Lokpal Bill..Bureaucracy dictatorship should be an out of fashion in India's colourful coming days.Youth will lead the country..Young India Jain hind..

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  2. U said it. As we all are far from the places where such glorious movements take place, we should use this virtual world of internet possibilities to join hands and show the thumbs up.

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  3. Anna is dabang Against corruption.the whole india support anna and i am also agree to Aamir khan,where is our cricketers

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