The anti-corruption ombudsman has also demanded that the Vigilance Directorate should be brought under its jurisdiction to enhance its trust and credibility among the people.
Born in 1956, Shukla started his career as an advocate after completing his LLB. He served as Gujarat government's solicitor for two years from 1982 to 1984.
All sanctions by the Assembly, whether or not permission to prosecute is granted, will be binding on the Lokpal.
Justice Ajit Singh to visit Nagada village next month to probe allegations of fund misuse.
No party will like to strengthen the Lokayukta and now BSY is also tightlipped and even put an end by appreciating that ACB has been doing a good job, the former Lokayukta justice said,
The retired judge of district Court will be appointed as Upa-Lokayukta.
When the New Indian Express visited the Lokayukta office, located next to the highly-secured Vidhan Soudha and Vikas Soudha zone, the metal detectors at the entrance were found to be non-functional.