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Anna Hazare writes to Narendra Modi urging appointment of Lokpal, Lokayukta


Anna Hazare writes to Modi
New Delhi, Aug 29: Activist Anna Hazare on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to take immediate steps towards the appointment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas.

Hazare wrote a letter to Modi saying, "Today (Aug 28) three years have been completed of my hunger strike but the Lokpal and the Lokayukta could not be appointed so far."

Hazare asserted that the whole nation had come together to fight corruption in the country and added that the Lokpal Bill and the Lokayukta Bill were passed in the parliament in 2013. 'It even received assent from the President but no appointment has taken place so far." he wrote.

Hazare even praised Narendra Modi for his maiden Independence Day speech saying that his dedication for the fight against corruption mentioned in his speech was welcomed.

He even wrote saying that the new government must take up the issue as a priority.

With IANS inputs

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