Days before the Joint Drafting Committee meets for the first time to prepare a stronger Lokpal Bill, government today said members should come with an open mind and refrain from drawing lines beyond which they would not retreat.
“What is happening with this Committee is before the Committee meets, everybody is giving their point of view and suggestions and drawing lines beyond which they will not retreat. I think it is not good for a negotiating atmosphere,” Water Resources Minister Slaman Khurshid told reporters here.
Part of the 10-member panel set up recently, Khurshid was apparently indicating at the tough stance adopted by the five members of the civil society who are part of the Committee.
“We must go with an open mind. Everybody knows the context, everybody knows constrains.
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