It was Rahul who wanted strong Lokpal Bill: Khurshid

December 10, 2011 05:49 pm | Updated November 17, 2021 12:05 am IST - Lucknow

Against the backdrop of Anna Hazare attacking Rahul Gandhi on Lokpal Bill, Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday defended the Congress general secretary saying it was he who had asked him to bring a strong Lokpal for which the country should be proud of.

“Rahul Gandhi told me only one thing and that is to bring a strong and effective Lokpal Bill, on which the country should be proud of...if this is what you call is weakening it, then I don’t know what strong (Lokpal) is,” he told reporters here.

Earlier, addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Mr. Hazare claimed his team suspects that Mr. Gandhi is behind government “going back” on its promises on Lokpal.

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