We will work out a solution, says Pranab

August 24th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress leader and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday night that the government was hopeful of resolving the Lokpal bill logjam.

“I am hopeful we will be able to work out a solution,” Mukherjee told reporters after talks with Anna Hazare aides Prashant Bhushan, Kiran Bedi and Arvind Kejriwal.

The minister said the fasting Hazare’s life was “too precious”.

He said discussions had started with Hazare’s representatives.

“The matter will be further discussd at an party meeting tomorrow. The dialogue will continue… And I am hopeful we will be able to work out a solution.”

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