Articles tagged under: Lokayukta

Justice Rajesh H Shukla sworn-in as new Gujarat Lokayukta

June 23, 2020
Justice Rajesh H Shukla sworn-in as new Gujarat Lokayukta

Gandhinagar: Retired Gujarat High Court Judge Justice Rajesh Shukla was on Tuesday sworn-in as the fifth Lokayukta of the state by Governor Acharya Devvrat. The post of the state anti-corruption ombudsman was lying vacant since the retirement of Lokayukta D P Buch in December 2018. Justice Shukla was sworn-in as the new Lokayukta by the Governor in the presence of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi, cabinet ministers and senior bureaucrats at a function held at ...Read More

New Lokayukta of Gujarat Justice DP Buch interacts with media(Video)

December 11, 2013

Gandhinagar, 11 December 2013 Retired Justice D.P.Buch today took charge of Gujarat Lokayukta office after swearing in at Rajbhavan in Gandhinagar. Shri Buch briefly interacted with media persons which is presented here in a video. Read More

Swearing in of Justice DP Buch as Lokayukta of Gujarat for five years

December 11, 2013

Gandhinagar, 11 December 2013 Justice(retired) DP Buch today morning sworn in as the state Lokayukta by Governor Dr Kamla Beniwal at Raj Bhavan. The ceremony took place at 10.00 am at Raj Bhavan in capital town Gandhinagar. Chief Minister Narendra Modi was present during the function. Justce Buch said that his work will depend on the complaint he receive and the evidence to back them. He will function according to the law. Justice Buch will have a five-year-t...Read More

Governor accepts appointment of Hon Justice D P Buch as the Lokayukta of Gujarat

November 29, 2013

Ahmedabad, 29 November 2013 Shri Nitinbhai Patel, Official spokesperson and Minister of Finance, Health and Transportation, Government of Gujarat has informed the media that Hon. Governor has accepted advice tendered by the Council of Ministers and has approved appointment of Hon. Justice D P Buch as the Lokayukta of Gujarat. He informed that subsequent to such approval, GAD in Government of Gujarat will make arrangement for administering oath of the office to Hon. Jus...Read More

Shankersinh reacts to latest development in Lokayukta row(Video)

November 29, 2013

Ahmedabad, 29 November 2013 Leader of opposition and former Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela on Thursday addressed a press conference at Gujarat Congress headquarters in Ahmedabad and welcomed recommendation of Retired Justice DP Buch's name approved by the state cabinet. Vaghela said, Justice Buch's name was suggested by him. He said it is good that the name suggested by him has been accepted by the Chief Justice and the cabinet. He said Congress party will ask Governo...Read More

News in brief from across Gujarat

November 27, 2013

Ahmedabad, 27 November 2013 -Asaram Bapu's judicial custody extended by Jodhpur court. -Court gives permission to CBI for questioning of Junagadh MP Dinu Bogha Solanki in Sabarmati jail till 30th November in Amit Jethwa case. -GSPC announces relief of Rs. 2 in CNG prices. Earlier hike was Rs. 4.90.Morbi Ceramic Association to continue with its strike call. -Babu Bajrangi applies for bail in Naroda Patiya case. The court will hear his plea on Thursday. -Gujara...Read More

Gujarat Cabinet approves Justice D.P.Buch’s name for the post of Lokayukta

November 27, 2013

Gandhinagar, 27 November 2013 Gujarat’s Council of Ministers at its Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Narendra Modi today approved the name of retired judge of Gujarat High Court Mr. Justice D.P. Buch for nomination as the Lokayukt of Gujarat as suggested by the Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court. The State Cabinet has requested the Gujarat’s Governor to issue the warrant for nomination of retired judge Mr. D.P. Buch as Gujarat’s Lokayukt. About Ju...Read More

Gujarat govt proposes three names for Lokayukta post, LoP rejects all three

September 18, 2013

Gandhinagar, 18 September 2013 The Gujarat government has proposed and sent the names of three retired judges Bhagwati Prasad(former chief justice of Jharkhand high court and a former judge of Gujarat HC), A L Dave(former in-charge chief justice of Gujarat high court) and R P Dholakia(former judge of Gujarat high court ) for the post of Lokayukta of the state to the governor and leader of opposition in the state assembly Shankersinh Vaghela. It is believed that all the thr...Read More

Lokayukta bill: Governor’s letter as circulated to media by anonymous mail id

September 03, 2013

Ahmedabad, 3 September 2013 Yesterday a message was passed on to media that Governor has returned the Gujarat Lokayukta Bill. Today the media folks received an email from specially created gmail mail id with subject line 'Gujarat Lokayukta Bill H.E.The Governor return the point attached'. This is second such job. Last time Justice RA Mehta(retired)'s letter to Governor was circulated to media persons through another gmail id mediaworld.infoin...Read More

Who dictates RA Mehta? Asks Gujarat BJP(video)

August 07, 2013

Ahmedabad, 7 August 2013 "It seems that Justice RA Mehta has been mislead. Who dictates Justice Mehta?" Asked Gujarat BJP spokesperson IK Jadeja today reacting to Justice RA Mehta's letter to Governor. Justice RA Mehta today in his letter to Governor and Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court refused to become Lokayukta. Mehta's letter was circulated to media persons through an unknown email id. Reacting to the letter Gujarat BJP spokesperson IK Jadeja further said...Read More

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