The creation of the institution of Lokpal was first recommended by
- Law Commission
- Santhanam Committee
- Shah Commission
- Administrative Reforms Commission
Lokpal is an anti-corruption authority or ombudsman who represents the public interest. The Lokpal is responsible for enquiring into corruption charges at the national level while the Lokayukta performs the same function at the state level.
In 1966, the First Administrative Reforms Commission recommended the setting up of two independent authorities, at the central and state level, to look into complaints against public functionaries, including MPs.
The correct option is D.