Lokayukta, Maharasthra – How to file Complaint with
While inaugurating the website a few months ago, Lokayukta Justice (retired) M L Tahaliyani said: “Most problems facing the country today are due to the disease of corruption that is growing at a rapid pace. The lokayukta functions to protect the interest of the common man and receives complaints from big scams to smaller grievances about pensions not being paid. The website is a way to take the office of the lokayukta closer to the people to make it more effective. The message has to go out to everyone that dishonesty does not pay.”
A grievance has to be filed within 12 months of the date on which the action complained against became known to the complainant.
An allegation can be made within 3 years from the date on which the action complained against is said to have taken place
How to lodge Complaints Online
Citizens can file complaints through the Lokayukta’s website address : lokayukta.maharashtra.gov.in
The site at present includes information about the law, the ways to lodge a complaint and the format in which a complaint should be lodged.
The office of the Lok Ayukta, Maharashtra receives between 6,000 and 7,000 complaints a year. These include grievances as well as allegations of corruption.
As of now, the Lokayukta has only powers to recommend action. But a Complaint often resolves the problem.
The website address is :