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Kejriwal decides to pay his dues. Isn’t it to late? On what grounds did he preach JanLokpal Mantra all these days??

In National, Team Anna on October 30, 2011 at 6:06 am
Arvind Kejriwal has decided to pay over Rs 9 lakh dues to the government so that his resignation from the IRS is accepted, a move seen as an attempt by Team Anna members to blunt attacks from detractors.
“I have decided to pay back the dues. I will take loans from some friends,” Kejriwal, who is in Ralegan Siddhi, told reporters.It may be noted that the Income Tax department had set October 27 as the deadline for Kejriwal to pay the dues but he had failed to comply with it, saying he needed more time to consult his friends to take a final decision on the matter.

Kejriwal had taken study leave on full pay for two years from November 1, 2000 and rejoined in 2002 after signing a bond that he would return the salary if he resigns or retires or fails to resume duty within three years of his study leave.

The Office of the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (CCIT) had on August five issued a notice to Kejriwal asking him to pay Rs 9.27 lakh claiming that he had violated bond clauses under which he went on a study leave for two years. The social activist was asked to deposit the money.

When the Delhi CCIT had written to him in 2007 and 2008 for clearance of his dues, Kejriwal had responded that they may be waived.

I-T officials had said that they can initiate property attachment proceedings under service rules and subsequently, initiate criminal case against a person who defaults on dues.
Kejriwal and other Hazare team members had attacked the issuance of notice, terming it as an action of the government’s “dirty tricks department” under instructions from political bosses.

The activist has claimed that he did not “violate” any bond provisions and he had resigned from the job after the stipulated three years of rejoining duty following his study leave.

The question tht arises now is on what grounds did Kejriwal preach JanLokpal mantra all these days when he himself owes 9.27 Lakhs to the Govt. Exchequer. Same with Kiran Bedi, who demanded more than what she was meant to ask for as travel expenses citing charity was the reason. Abti-national Bhushans have recieved sites under discretionary quota. If Kejriwal or Bedi or Bhushans do Corruption it is FOR CHARITY and if politicians do it, they need JANLOKPAL. This reiterates the demand for inclusion of NGOs under Lokpal Scanner.

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