Disparity in the Lokpal panel

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New Delhi, May 30: The disparity between the government members and the civil society of the "Lokpal Bill" draft panel have come up in the open.

Both the parties expressed their differences on Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh coming under the horizon of the Lokpal.

According to Arvind Kejriwal, member, joint drafting committee, the government's stance have become immovable. Though, the government argued that the talks were productive.

"The government is stern because of the constitution, that even bureaucrats cannot come under the horizon of Lokpal," said Kejriwal.

The government and the civil society members further differed on their opinion over including judiciary under the Lokpal.

While the government felt that it should be self-directive, the civil society members were discordant.

The civil society members expressed their disappointment with the viewpoint of the government.

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