The Lokayukta, Assam

Nature of Work

The institution of Lokayukta/Upa-Lokayuktas are established to investigate complaint of allegations and grievances against public functionaries including Ministers and other elected authorities. In a case, if the concerned person is found to have committed an offence, recommendation/report is sent to the Government through the concerned Competent Authority for taking remedial measures. If the Government do not act on the recommendation/report, or fail to take remedial measures, the Lokayukta or Upa-Lokayukta, as the case may be, if not satisfied with the action taken, may send a Special Report to the Governor, who shall then cause a copy thereof together with explanatory memorandum, to be laid before the House of the State Legislature.