Himachal Cabinet plans law to seize tainted officials’ assets


The Himachal Pradesh government proposes to enact a new law enabling it to confiscate illegal assets of public servants. Spokesperson discloses that during the six-day monsoon session, the government proposes to introduce a new legislation to confiscate illegal assets of public servants.

He added that the cabinet granted approval to introduce the Himachal Pradesh Public Services Guarantee Bill. The proposed bill will guarantee delivery of public services to citizens within a stipulated time frame and set in place an accountability mechanism.

With this decision, we can hope for the same law to tame the tainted ministers and other politicians and also will add the accountability factor for all elected member as well.