The Lok Satta party President Dr Jayaprakash Narayan has stressed the need for total revamp of the Excise Act.Speaking to the media here on Sunday, he said that the Act be amended to make the Gram Panchayats also responsible for it’s implementation, along with the Excise and police departments.
On the present Presidential election, he said that the UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee is a leader with vast experience and he has all the qualities required for a President of the Country. He, however, added that the NDA nominee PA Sangma is also capable for the post.
He deplored that the traditional parties in the country were promoting corruption and corrupt people were also getting elected as Peoples’ representatives. The Lok Satta was making efforts to root out corruption in the country, as part of it, the Party will be launching a state-wide programme for three months, from July 3. The program would also help in strengthen the party, he added.