Date: 19 Apr 2011


In a message dated 19/04/2011 10:15:23 GMT Standard Time, writes: National Campaign Against Corruption Time For Decisive Action - Please spare only few minutes. Please circulate Country will ever be grateful to you for your participation. We really think this is an important cause as the corrupt posed a greater threat to the country than terrorists Join hands to build an Aandolan against Bhrashtaachaar in India. भारत में व्यवस्था परिवर्तन की आवश्यकता "Out of 543 MPs that we have in the Lok Sabha, 154 have criminal cases slapped against them. Out of them about 50 have serious criminal cases that are non bail able offences. Was wondering, where are we headed !!!" ..........In Supreme Court "Round Table in Delhi" It is self-evident that we need strong, credible and effective mechanisms to enforce public accountability. The indefinite fast of Sri Anna Hazare, and the spontaneous public and media pressure to act have compelled the government and rejuvenated the civil society to work on war footing for a strong and independent Lokpal institution to begin with. In this backdrop, a group of credible organizations and movements – Lok Satta, Foundation for Democratic Reforms, Transparency International and Centre for Media Studies – are organizing a Round Table Conference with a group of eminent citizens of unimpeachable credentials. This group comprises of distinguished citizens with rich and varied experience in the field of judiciary, legal profession, constitutional authorities, anti-corruption agencies, civil society movements and media. The Round Table on 24th April, in Delhi aims at building consensus and answering specific questions relating to the proposed Lokpal institution and other reforms needed to combat corruption effectively so that no one goes to bed on an empty stomach. The Round Table will be surely bring clarity and consensus on many contentious issues and promote inputs for informed public discourse. The deliberations of the Round Table will facilitate considered decision-making by the Drafting Committee constituted by the government, the political parties, and Parliament. Shri Ashok Arora, Coordinator - Lok Satta Aandolan - Delhi, a noted Gandhian & Former Secretary Supreme Court Bar Association can be contacted for more details on 91 981 0062 089 email , , , Citizen and Public can send their recommendation by email to A comparitive statement between Govt Lokpal bill, Janlokpal bill, recomondation of various past commissions and International Practices will be in public domain by tomorrow. "List of Invitees" List of invitees for Round Table on Lokpal on 24th April 2011 in Delhi 1. Justice MN Venkatachaliah, Former Chief Justice of India 2. Justice JS Verma, Former Chief Justice of India 3. Justice Santosh Hegde, Former Supreme Court Judge & Karnataka Lokayukta 4. Justice Rajindar Sachar, Former Chief Justice - High Court of Delhi 5. Justice Mukul Mudgal, Former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court 6. Sri Fali S Nariman, Distinguished Indian Constitutional jurist & Senior advocate to the Supreme Court of India 7. Sri Soli Sorabjee, Former Attorney General of India 8. Sri Ram Jethmalani, Former Law Minister of India & a Senior advocate of Supreme Court 9. Shri Shanti Bhusan, Former Union Law Minister & Well Known Supreme Court Advocate 10. Anil B Divan, Sr. Advocate Supreme Court 11. Sri Prashant Bhushan, Advocate Supreme Court 12. Sri Ashok Arora, Advicate & Former Secretary Supreme Court Bar Association 13. Sri Sanjay Parikh, Advocate Supreme Court 14. Admiral RH Tahiliani, Former Chief of the Naval Staff 15. Sri B B Tandon, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India 16. Sri N Gopalaswami, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India 17. Sri JM Lyngdoh, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India 18. Sri TS Krishnamurthy, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India 19. Sri P Shankar, Former Chief Vigilance Commissioner 20. Sri Pratyush Sinha, Former Chief Vigilance Commissioner 21. Sri Prakash Singh, Former Director General BSF, DGP UP and Assam, 22. Dr R.K.Raghavan,, Former Director, CBI 23. Dr. Trinath Mishra, Former Director, CBI 24. D.R.Kaarthikeyan, Former Director, CBI 25. Dr Kamal Kumar, Former Director, National Police Academy 26. Sri C Anjaneya Reddy, Former DGP Andhra Pradesh 27. Sri PS Ramamohan Rao, Former Governor Tamil Nadu 28. Sri Julio Ribeiro, Indian Ambassador to Romania & Former DGP Punjab 29. Sri BR Lal, Former DGP Haryana and Jt. Director CBI 30. Smt Kiran Bedi, Social Activist & Former Police Officer 31. Sri K.N. Govindacharya, Thinker and Ideologue 32. Shri Anna Hazare, Social activist 33. Dr. Subramanian Swamy, President of Janata Party & Former Law Minister of India 34. Dr Jayaprakash Narayan, Ex- IAS, MLA – AP, General Secretary, Foundation for Democratic Reforms & Founder of Lok Satta and Lok Satta Party 35. Sri Sudesh Agarwal, President of Smast Bhartiya Party. 36. Sri TSR Subramanian, Former Cabinet secretary 37. Sri Naresh Chandra, Former Cabinet secretary 38. Sri V. Ramachandran, Former Chief Secretary to Govt & Joint Secretary to Prime Ministers (Smt. Indira Gandhi and Shri. Morarji Desai), Chairman, Centre for Management Development 39. Sri P.S. Bawa, Chairman, Transparency International India 40. Ms Maja Daruwala, Director, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative 41. Sri Wajahat Habibullah, Chairman , National Commission for Minorities, (A "Momin" among the "Kafirs". A PAKISTANI according to the Act of Partition of India, 1947.) 42. Ms Aruna Roy , Ex-IAS, Member NAC , Social Activist of MKSS 43. Shri Harsh Mander, ex- IAS, Member NAC & Centre for Equity Studies, 44. Smt. Vineeta Rai, Member Secretary, 2nd ARC 45. Dr Bhaskara Rao, Chairman, Centre for Media Studies 46. Sri Shekar Gupta, Editor In Chief – Indian Express 47. Sri B.G.Verghese, Former Editor, Indian Express and Hindustan Times 48. Sri K C Sivaramakrishnan, Former Secretary to Government of India 49. Sri Pratap Bhanu Mehta, President & Chief Executive - Centre for Policy Research 50. Ms Madhu Kishwar, a leading feminist, and editor of Manushi (a Journal devoted to human rights and women's rights issues) 51. Prof Yogendra Yadav, Social Scientist 52. Sri Subhash C Kashyap, Member of the National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution and Chairman of its Drafting and Editorial Committee. Former Secretary General Loksabha 53. Sri VA Pai Panandiker, Academy of International Education 54. Sri N Ram, Chairman and Editor in-chief The Hindu 55. Smt Indu Jain, Chairperson, Chairperson, Times Foundation, 56. Smt. Shobhana Bhartia – Chairperson, Hindustan times 57. Sri Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Senior Journalist 58. Sri. Priteesh Nandi, Former Rajya Sabha Member & Columnist 59. Sri Parth J. Shah, President, Centre for Civil Society Sri Shailesh Gandhi, Central Information Commissioner Dr. Mridula Mukherjee, Director Nehru Memorial62. Dr. R. Balasubramaniam, Founder, Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement, 63. Shri Aravind Kejariwal, Social Activist, Parivartan Sri Nikhil Dey. Social Activist, Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan,Rajasthan Sri K. K. 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