India Against Corruption (IAC)
is a people's movement to demand comprehensive reforms of
anti-corruption systems in India. Several eminent citizens have come
together to force the Government of India to enact the
. This initiative is supported by several eminent citizens of
India including religious leaders, Right To Information Activists,
social reformers and bureaucrats.
Independent Commission Against Corruption
the leaders of the IAC initiative have prepared a draft
Jan Lokpal Bill. The Jan Lokpal Bill provides for a strong, efficient and
politically independent institutions, the
Lokpal and the
Lokayuktas for investigation of corruption charges against
public officials and politicians. The bill also provides for time
bound grievance redressal and speedy investigation.
In March 2011, the organization
sent an open letter to PM Manmohan Singh and Haryana chief minister
Bhupinder Singh Hooda for a CBI probe as recommended by Central
government committee into "irregularities in the forest department",
and into the harassment of IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi.
has declared to go on an indefinite fast starting 5th April, 2011 to
persuade Government of India to introduce and Enact the Jan Lokpal
Bill in place of the government proposed Lokpal Bill.
pledge that I would not vote for that party which does
not pass Jan Lokpal or Lokayukta Bill drafted by
Citizens wherever it is in power- either at center or at
Vote for India Pledge
Bank Against Corruption
The India Against Corruption
initiative is creating a Vote Bank (Vote
For India). They encourage Indian citizens to register on this
website and take a pledge that they will not vote for a party which
does not pass the Jan Lokpal bill.
Several political parties have come
to support the movement for Jan Lokpal Bill. Political leaders from
different parties – Sudhakar Reddy, A B Bardhan, Abani Roy (Left
front), H D Devegowda (JDS) Mysora Reddy (TDP) and Jayant Chowdhry (RLD)
signed a joint statement
 indicating their support to the movement.
Jan Lokpal Bill
Bill was drafted to counter the dilutions in the government
sponsored Lokpal Bill. Main architect of the Jan Lokpal Bill is