PC Ghose to be the ‘First’ Lokpal Of India
GUWAHATI: Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose has been recommended to be the first Lokpal. The Selection Committee, comprising the Prime Minister, Chief Justice of India, Lok Sabha speaker and an eminent jurist, finalised Justice Ghose's name in a meeting. Official announcement will be made soon.
Justice Ghose retired from the Supreme Court in May 2017. He was also the former Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court and a former judge of the Calcutta High Court.
He has been serving as a member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) since June 2017.