Lokpal refers to a statutory organization, formed by the government to address complaints lodged by the citizens regarding corrupted public servants, ministers and government secretaries, working at the central level, to investigate the case and conduct trials. Here is the points of disagreement between government and members of civil society authorstream presentation. Complaint of corruption 7 member bench of lokpal hear the complaint. They supported a new version of the lokpal bill, titled jan lokpal bill, i. All you need to know about the lokpal bill the hindu. Jan lokpal bill 2011 in detail the article describes the various salient features of jan lokpal bill of anna hazare. It also states the corruption in india and the need for anticorruption laws. Though a bill to setup an anticorruption body was put forth as many as eight times between 1968 and 2011, the lokpal and lokayuktas bill, 2011, stands as the base for the lokpal. Difference between lokayukta and lokpal with comparison. Lokpal bill views team anna and government updated as on 19th august 2011. What are the differences between the lokpal and the jan. This bill was submitted in 2011, and after much debate and even hunger strikes by anna hazare, the bill was eventually passed in 20, as the lokpal and lokayuktas act, 20, commonly.