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Chandigarh, Sep 4 Building on the nationwide support generated for Anna Hazare’s anti-graft campaign, Haryana’s Lokayukta has suggested a civil society committee to check corruption in the state, his spokesman said Sunday.

Lokayukta Pritam Pal wants people belonging to every section of society – senior citizens, women, youth, rural and urban residents – to be included in the committee, the spokesman said.

The committee could comprise 10 to 12 members, he added.

The working of the committee should be fully transparent and apolitical.

Pritam Pal has also invited suggestions from lawyers and district bar associations for the formation of the body.

Pritam Pal, a retired high court judge, said that out of the 544 complaints against state government officials, only 133 were pending with his office.


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