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Government agreed to Anna’s 3 key demands

The 8 hours long extraordinary debate on the Lokpal issue on Saturday ended, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was expressing “a broad sense of the house” that includes an in-principle acceptance of 3 key demands of Anna Hazare by the Lok Sabha. There was, however, neither any resolution nor a voice vote that was expected at the end of the debate, just desk-thumping by members drawn from all parties. These included an agreement on the citizens’ charter, the bringing of the lower bureaucracy under the Lokpal and the setting up of…

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