Indian government will table Lokpal bill in the parliament on Thursday, December 22, 2011. Cabinet of ministers have approved the draft today, December 20. The cabinet have made few changes in the draft to bring Prime minister with certain conditions under Lokpal. However, neither CBI nor grade 'C' employees are brought under Lokpal. The cabinet of ministers have agreed to bring grade 'C' employees under CVC.
The parliament will debate over the proposed Lokpal bill to pass it. Winter session of the parliament is extended for three days for the purpose.
The cabinet does not include most of the provisions suggested by team Anna.
Anna Hazare is fighting for Janlokpal bill since several months. Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India assured Anna to bring strong Lokpal bill. Hazare broke his fast after the assurance. However, government has failed to keep the promise and it is obvious that Anna will start his fast from December 27.
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