Ex-SC judge Justice P.C. Ghose to be India's 1st Lokpal

Last Updated: Sun, Mar 17, 2019 15:00 hrs

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was on Sunday recommended to be the first Lokpal or anti-corruption ombudsman of India.

His name was finalised and recommended by the Selection Committee comprising of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, eminent jurist Mukul Rohatgi.

Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha and Congress member, who is part of the committee, did not attend the meeting.