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Passage of Lokpal Act tribute to Hazare's determination: Modi

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's determination following the passage of lokpal bill by the Parliament.

india Updated: Dec 18, 2013 23:07 IST
Narendra Modi

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's determination following the passage of lokpal bill by the Parliament.

"Passage of Lokpal Bill is a fitting tribute to the struggle and determination of Anna Hazare. I pray for his good health," Modi tweeted on Wednesday evening.

He also congratulated MPs. "Passage of Lokpal Bill in Parliament is a victory of the efforts of all Indians. I congratulate all our MPs on this momentous occasion," he said.

Modi also said that he was proud of the proactive role played by BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley. "Am very proud of the positive and proactive role played by BJP MPs under leadership of @SushmaSwarajbjp & @arunjaitley in passing Lokpal Bill," he tweeted.

The Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2013, was passed by voice vote in the Lower House today. It got support from all parties except Samajwadi Party and Shiv Sena.


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