In the wake of the government not approving to include the Prime Minister (PM) and judiciary under the ambit of the Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare on Thursday strongly refuted the concept of the present draft, reiterating his vow of starting the fast from August 16 at the Jantar Mantar.
Govt has betrayed nation on Lokpal: Anna Hazare Doubting the government’s intention to bring forth a strong Lokpal Bill, Anna accused the government of betraying the people of the nation by proposing a Lokpal which would not keep PM and the judiciary under its purview.
“This Lokpal Bill is a joke played on the nation … the govt has betrayed the nation. We will fight tooth and nail for it,” asserted Anna.
Govt has betrayed nation on Lokpal: Anna Hazare
Terming the current version of the Lokpal Bill draft very weak and ineffective, the Gandhian activist said that corruption cannot be exterminated without a strong Lokayukta.