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Framing an Alternative Approach to the Jan Lokpal

by Pranesh Prakash last modified Oct 11, 2011 11:42 AM
The National Campaign for Peoples' Right to Information (NCPRI) and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are organizing a public talk on "Framing an Alternative Approach to the Jan Lokpal" on Friday, August 5, 2011 at CIS, Bangalore. Shankar Singh, Nikhil Dey and Aruna Roy of MKSS and NCPRI will be speaking.

Event details

When

Aug 05, 2011
from 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM

Where

CIS, Bangalore

Contact Name

Contact Phone

+91 80 40926283

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The drafts of both the Lokpal as well as the Jan Lokpal bill have been criticised extensively on multiple grounds, including that of lack of accountability and concentration of power in a singular body.  This public talk seeks to provide a framework for an alternative conception of the Jan Lokpal that takes a multi-pronged approach to tackling corruption by moving towards concurrent anti-corruption and grievance redress measures.

Speakers

Shankar Singh, Aruna Roy and Nikhil Dey of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) and the National Campaign for Peoples' Right to Information (NCPRI)

Date and Time

Friday, August 5, 2011
18:00-19:30

Venue

Centre for Internet and Society
(next to Domlur Club and close to TERI)
194, 2-C Cross,
Domlur Stage II,
Bangalore

Map: http://goo.gl/2UV5J

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== Contact ==
For more information, please contact:
Rakshita Swamy <rakshitaswamy at gmail dot com>, or
Pranesh Prakash <pranesh at cis-india dot org>

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