In absence of permanent office space, Lokpal is operating out of Delhi’s Ashok Hotel, pays Rs 50 lakh rent a month

India’s apex anti-corruption body, Lokpal, has been paying Rs 50 lakh rent per month as it is occupying 12 rooms in government-owned Hotel Ashok as office space, reports the Hindustan Times. As per the report, an RTI reply has revealed that since the Lokpal is provisionally operating out of the five-star hotel, a total of Rs 3 crore 85 lakh has been paid for rent as fixed by the Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT).

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