Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose
Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose

Former SC judge Justice P. C. Ghose to be India's 1st Lokpal


New Delhi, March 17, 2019

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was on Sunday recommended to be the first Lokpal or anti-corruption ombudsman of India.
His name was finalised and recommended by the Selection Committee comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and eminent jurist Mukul Rohatgi.
Leader of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, who was a special invitee to the committee, did not attend the meeting.

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