UP Lokayukta term extended by two years

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta N K Mehrotra has been given an extension for two years through an ordinance of the state government.

Governor B L Joshi has given assent to an ordinance sent by the state government for extending the term of the Lokayukta from six to eight years, official sources said here. The term of the Lokayukta, on whose recommendation six ministers were removed during the BSP regime would have expired on March 15.