The Congress Core Group, which met here on Friday evening, was briefed by Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid on the progress on the Lokpal Bill.

It is learnt that a draft of the Lokpal Bill that has emerged from discussions within the Parliamentary Standing Committee looking at it, will be circulated most likely on Monday to its members to get their final approval. The Core Group is likely to take a look at it again at that stage. The Centre is clearly very keen to push the Lokpal Bill through in this winter session of Parliament.

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