Former Supreme Court judge PC Ghose to be India’s first Lokpal

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Ghose's name was finalised and recommended by the Selection Committee. PTI file

New Delhi, March 17: Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was on Sunday recommended to be the first Lokpal or anti-corruption ombudsman of India.

His name was finalised and recommended by the Selection Committee comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, eminent jurist Mukul Rohatgi.

Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha and Congress member, who is part of the committee, did not attend the meeting. — IANS