Government open for discussion on Lokpal: PM

August 22nd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan Singh Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said Monday the government was open for debate on the Lokpal Bill and all concerned individuals should convey their concerns to their representatives in parliament and to the standing committee that is examining the legislation.

Addressing a gathering at the Indian Institute of Management-Kolkata, Manmohan Singh said that Lokpal Bill had the power to check corruption but could not solve the problem.

“We are to open a reason debate on all the issues. The creation of Lokpal as an institution will no doubt help but it will not solve the problem.”

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