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Lokpal bill is historic, landmark step: Manmohan Singh

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 - 3:36pm IST | Agency: IANS

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday described the passage of the Lokpal bill in parliament as a "historic and landmark step".

"It is a historic and landmark step," he told reporters after the Lok Sabha passed the anti-corruption legislation. The Rajya Sabha had passed it Tuesday.

Earlier, both the prime minister and Congress president Sonia Gandhi described it as a watershed legislation in the government's fight against corruption.

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