Today the Top Court said to the government that Lokpal bill is a feasible piece of law and there is no justified reason to retain its execution awaiting. The Supreme Court governed that there was no explanation to hold the action in latency and mentioned that there was no cause of postponement in the appointment of Lokpal.
An NGO, Common Cause raised a petition in the Supreme Court on the awaiting appointment of Lokpal. Common Cause is NGO led by Mr. Prashant Bhushan.
Shanti Bhushan, Senior advocate appeared for NGO petition and he debated that in 2013 Lokpal Bill was approved by Assembly and in 2014 came into outcome but, Government has not appointed Lokpal purposely yet.
Before this, the Top Court had dragged the government for not hiring the Lokpal.
In the Supreme Court, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told that in the present situation, Lokpal cannot be chosen because there was no strong Leader of Opposition.
Once in the year 2014, Narendra Modi government was selected then no faction has the compulsory 10 per cent of the House asset in view of qualifying as the Leader of Opposition. In Lok Sabha, Congress has 45 members.
As per the law, it is necessary that the Leader of Opposition is the chunk of the selection procedure of Lokpal.