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Lok Ayukta: Watchdog?

Others | Aug 29, 1987

The Karnataka Lok Ayukta, which has the power to try even the chief minister, is yet to make headway.

The Lok Ayukta Bill was Karnataka chief minister Ramakrishna Hegde’s first specific indication of fighting corruption. The Bill which received the President’s assent in January 1985, was the only one among other Lok Ayukta bills which brought the chief minister’s office also under its jurisdiction.

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