People want Lokpal Bill to be passed: Sri Sri Ravishankar

Posted on: Monday, November 7, 2011 | Posted by: Art of Living Universe

 
DNA India
Sri Sri Ravishankar said corruption cannot be prevented by legislation only but supported a strong Lokpal Bill as people want it.

"There has to be a spiritual awakening among the people and politicians so that they do not indulge in corrupt practices," he told newsmen here.

Asked whether the government is serious in introducing the Jan Lokpal Bill in the Parliament, he said, "I wish they are. There are people in the government who are against corruption. They should pursue the matter so that the bill is issued in Parliament. I do not see why there should not be strong Lokpal bill, because people want it."

On Congress leader Digvijay Singh's Twitter post calling him 'plan c of BJP-RSS combine to divert public attention from its terror links', he said, "Everyone has a right to make statements. I respect them.
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