In which of the following States, the office of Lokayukta was first established?
Maharashtra was the first state where the office of Lokayukta was first estabilshed. In 1966, Morarji Desai was the headed of ‘The Administrative Reforms Commission’ submitted a special report and this report is on ‘Problem of Redressal of Citizen’s Grivances”. In 1971 the first Lokayukt was established in Maharashtra. It was instituted through The Maharashtra Lokayukta and Upa-Lokayuktas Act, 1971.
Lokayukta is an anti-corruption authority orombudsman which works with the Income tax department and Anti Corruption Bureau, mainly helps people publicize corruption among the politicians and Government Officials.