Key Details of India’s FIRST Lokpal

Key Details of India’s FIRST Lokpal Key Details of India’s FIRST Lokpal Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose 1024x576
  • President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Former Supreme Court Judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the India’s first Lokpal.
  • The President of India has appointed the Chairman of the Lokpal along with other key members of the anti-Corruption watchdog.

India’s President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday (9th of March) has appointed Former Supreme Court Judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the India’s first Lokpal.

According to a communique released by
Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President of India has appointed the Chairman of the
Lokpal along with other key members of the anti-corruption watchdog.

The Lokpal will have 4 judicial and 4 non-judicial
members.

Judicial Members List.

  • Former Chief Justice Dilip B. Bhosale,
  • Former Chief Justice Pradip Kumar Mohanty,
  • Former Chief Justice Abhilasha Kumari, and
  • Sitting Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court Ajay Kumar Tripathi

Non-judicial members list.

  • Former Maharashtra Chief Secretary Dinesh Kumar Jain,
  • Former first woman Chief of Sashastra Seema Bal Archana Ramasundaram,
  • Former IRS officer Mahender Singh, and
  • Ex-IAS officer Indrajeet Prasad Gautam.

A Lokpal (Caretaker of People) is an
Anti-corruption authority or ombudsman who represents the public interest in
the Republic of India.

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