Advani renominated Chairman of Lok Sabha ethics committee
Senior BJP leader L K Advani has been renominated as Chairman of the Lok Sabha's Ethics Committee by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. A Arunmozhithevan, Ninong Ering, Sher Singh Ghubaya, Hemant Tukaram Godse, Pralhad Joshi, Bhagatsingh Koshyari, Bhartruhari Mahtab, Kariya Munda, Jayshreeben Patel, Malla Reddy, Sumedhanand Saraswati and Bhola Singh, are the other renominated members of the panel. The two new faces in the committee are –Rakesh Singh and Akshay Yadav.
While Arjun Ram Meghwal, who was member of the previous committee was not reappointed, as he is now part of the Cabinet. The Ethics Committee examines every complaint relating to unethical conduct of a member referred to it.
It is also free to take up suo motu investigation into matters relating to ethics, including matters relating to unethical conduct by a member wherever felt necessary and make such recommendations as it may deem fit.