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Justice Pinaki Ghose sworn in as first Lokpal of India

(Source: Supreme Court website) Justice Pinaki Ghose on Saturday took oath as the first Lokpal of India — the national anti-corruption ombudsman. The former Supreme Court judge’s appointment comes five years after the Lokpal Act received the President’s nod on January 1, 2014. Justice Pinaki Ghose takes oath in the presence of President Ramnath Kovind. (Source: ANI) Justice Ghose was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court in March 2013 and retired in May 2017. Before being appointed as Lokpal, he was a member of the National Human Rights Commission.

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