A corruption word is not a new word in India. It is being used since many decades or probably more than century. Based on great scholar Kautilya, “The pressure of forty types of corruption in his contemporary society”.
A corruption is a poison, which is spreading widely in the mind of people, community, state, and country. It’s a wrong thing, which is being carried out by many wrong people. It is one of type of mistreatment of public resources to get unfair advantage or benefit to fulfill their wish. The meaning is concerned over the wrong use of money, power, and position by the people who is in the government or non-governmental organization.
Based on Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index, India was ranked 85th out of 175 countries in 2014, compared to its neighboring countries, Bhutan (30th), Bangladesh (145th), Myanmar (156th), China (100th), Nepal (126th), Pakistan (126th) and Sri Lanka (85th).
India faced so many scandals and scams in its administrative departments. Based on report of Transparency International India, India is among 55 of the 106 countries where corruption is rampant. The report was released in 2004 with title “Corruption Perception Index 2004 Report”.
A simple and routine work cannot be completed without paying bribe to the civil servant or the politician. Had a car accident? Want to change your name in ration card? Want to get clearance report from police for passport? Then you can’t ignore the bribe money paid to the government employees.
A corruption in India is not only available in politics, but other sectors too, such as business, army, police, and many other. It’s a difficult task to eliminate the corruption from India without going to its root causes.
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Article last re-published on December 24, 2016. Original.