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Parliament to discuss three versions of Lokpal bill Friday: Khurshid

Thursday August 25, 2011 08:34:36 PM, IANS

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New Delhi: Parliament will discuss three versions of the Lokpal bill Friday, Law Minister Salman Khurshid said here Thursday.

"We will discuss the three versions of the bill tomorrow (Friday) in the parliament and we are hopeful that all the sticking issues will be sorted out," Khurshid told IANS at the Iftar party hosted by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar.

Apart from the Jan Lokpal Bill advocated by Team Anna, the government will also take up for discussion civil activist Aruna Roy's version of the Lokpal bill. The third version is the one presented by Andhra Pradesh Independent MLA Jayprakash Narayan.

The government's version of the Lokpal bill is being examined by a parliamentary standing committee.

"The government was always positive and never believed that there were any stumbling blocks," Khurshid said.

 


 





 

 

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