"This is a gift to the people of Arunachal Pradesh from a responsive government," sources quoted Tuki as having said after he signed the Bill on Monday on his first day in office following Congress's re-election in the state.

Passage of the Lokayukta Act was a commitment made in Congress's election manifesto this year, official sources pointed out on Tuesday.
Lokayukta is a quasi-judicial body which would act as a watchdog to pinpoint wrongdoings of the administration, look into complaints of victims of corruption and suggest measures to improve the efficiency of the government.


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