Lokpal bill differences

http://static.ibnlive.com/pix/sitepix/06_2011/anna_govt_gfx_271x181.jpgThe civil society representatives and the Government were able to settle some disputes on Monday, but new differences have emerged ahead of the final Lokpal Bill Drafting Committee meeting on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called for a meeting of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), ahead of the all-party meet on the Lokpal issue. The Union ministers on the Lokpal Bill drafting committee will be meeting Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.

The Government has clarified that only one Lokpal Draft Bill will be sent on to the Cabinet, and both sides have admitted that crucial differences still remain and a consensus is unlikely ahead of Tuesday’s final Lokpal meet.

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