Prez approves tabling of Lokpal bill in RS

New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil today gave her approval for tabling of the Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha. Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson said the President gave her approval from Hyderabad where she is on a ten-day visit.

The President`s approval was required for the measure since the Lok Sabha made some amendments to The Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2011 before its passage.