Petition filed over procedure of appointing Lokayukta in HC

Petition filed over procedure of appointing Lokayukta in HC

allahabad-high-court_6Allahabad, Aug 5-A petition was today filed in the Allahabad High Court challenging the procedure of Lokayukta in Uttar Pradesh. The petition filed by advocate Anoop Baranwal mentioned that appointment of Lokayukta without the involvement of Chief Justice in not just unconstitutional but also illegal.The hearing on the petition may take place tomorrow. The petition also mentioned that method of appointment of Lokayukta is totally opposite to the legal procedures and not involving the Chief Justice is also opposite of act 3, which says that there should be a nod of leader of opposition and Chief Justice over Lokayukta's appointment.

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