Rise above the Din
It is universally accepted that politics is “messy”. Getting a bill passed by the Indian Parliament is ultimately a political issue. All the political parties and their constituencies need to agree on the various aspects of any bill. The Lokpal bill is an unprecedented bill in Indian history for many reasons. For the first time, we have a bill that is being openly discussed in the public domain — on the Internet, at social events, in yoga groups, and even religious circles.