There is no clarity as of now whether Parliament will discuss different versions of Lokpal bill today or at a later date.
According to government sources, three Congress MPs Jagdambika Pal, Sanjay Nirupam and Anu Tandon today moved a notice seeking a debate on different versions under rule 193. The rule does not entail voting. Notices have also been received from some other MPs under rule 184 which entails voting.
The speaker is however yet to take a decision on the notices.Consultations are in progress a top level in government to diffuse the current situation arising out of Anna Hazare’s insistence on continuing fast seeking to address three sticky points.Prime Minister held consultations with Union ministers Pranab Mukherjee and Vilasrao Deshmukh on Lokpal issue.
Earlier, Anna Hazare had sent a letter to Prime Minister.
Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has submitted this letter to Dr Singh and expressed hope for an early solution on the Lokpal logjam.