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Earlier applications for Lokpal panel no longer valid: Search panel

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Those who applied for the panel during the term of the previous committee will have to apply again, as the Search Committee on Wednesday ruled that their are no longer valid.

The Search Committee held its second meeting for recommending a panel of names for appointment as and members of and took note of the applications and nominations received in response to its advertisement issued on February 6.

"It also took note of received during the term of previous Search Committee and decided that as the term of the earlier committee had ended, these applications are not valid. Interested persons may apply afresh if they are eligible," sources said.

The committee would hold its next meeting on February 25.

In its first meeting on January 30, the Search Committee had decided to call applications and nominations from eligible persons through an advertisement, which was issued later on February 6.

As per a government document, the Search Committee was constituted under Section 4(3) of Lokayuktas Act, 2013 for the purpose of recommending a panel of names for the appointment of and members of

The committee comprises Justice (former of Supreme Court), Chairperson, and members Justice (former of Allahabad High Court), (former of India), (former CMD of SBI), Dr (former Secretary), (retired of Gujarat), (Chairman, Prasar Bharti, and Dr (former of ISRO).

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 19:52 IST
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