Lok Satta

Friday, 12 August 2011 12:51

Dr. JP launching Lokpal campaign


Lok Satta Party President Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan is undertaking a tour of nine districts in Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema from August 13 to 18 to mobilize public opinion on constitution of Lokayuktas in States and ombudsmen in districts as part of the Union Government’s Lokpal Bill.

Giving this information in a media statement, party General Secretary Srinivasa Rao pointed out that the present discussion on the Lokpal Bill all over the country centered on corruption at the national level, whereas States account for 85 percent of the incidence of corruption.

Following is the tour schedule of Dr. JP:

August 13: Visakhapatnam, Gajuwaka, and Anakapalle

August 14: Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, and Eluru

August 15: Vijayawada, Guntur, and Chilakaluripet

August 16: Chirala, Ongole, and Kavali

August 17: Rajampet, Kadapa, Mydukuru and Proddutur

August 18: Nandyal and Kurnool