On Vigilance Awareness Week:- Three Most Allegedly Corrupted Politicians

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Vigilance Awareness Week
On Vigilance Awareness Week:- Three Most Allegedly Corrupted Politicians

Vigilance Awareness Week to be observed from 30th October to 4th November 2017 with theme “My Vision-Corruption Free India”

We celebrate something special on every day. This week we organised  Vigilance Awareness Week for corruption free India. But these efforts not is sufficient for such a sensitive issue. We have to aware singly for against corruption. Participation of every single Indian is mandatory for such a large bad habit of corruption.

Vice-President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu to be the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Function
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has decided that this year the Vigilance Awareness Week would be observed from 30th October to 4th November 2017. The theme of the week would be “My Vision-Corruption Free India” (“मेरालक्ष्य – भ्रष्टाचारमुक्तभारत”). The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu will be the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Function to be held on 30th October 2017.

The observance of the Vigilance Awareness Week would commence with the Integrity Pledge by public servants in the Ministries/Departments/Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs)/Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and all other Organisations on 30th October 2017 at 11.00 a.m.

About Central Vigilance Commission

Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is an apex Indian governmental body created in 1964 to address governmental corruption. It has the status of an autonomous body, free of control from any executive authority, charged with monitoring all vigilance activity under the Central Government of India, advising various authorities in central Government organizations in planning, executing, reviewing and reforming their vigilance work.

It was set up by the Government of India in February 1964 on the recommendations of the Committee on Prevention of Corruption, headed by Shri K. Santhanam, to advise and guide Central Government agencies in the field of vigilance.[3] Nittoor Srinivasa Rau was selected as the first Chief Vigilance Commissioner of India.

The Annual Report of the CVC not only gives the details of the work done by it but also brings out the system failures which leads to corruption in various Departments/Organisations, system improvements, various preventive measures and cases in which the Commission’s advises were ignored etc.

Here we highlight Three Most Allegedly Corrupted Politicians of India

3Suresh Kalmadi

Suresh Kalmadi

Suresh Kalmadi almost single-handedly caused a loss of hundreds of crores of rupees to the country. The Commonwealth Games, organized by Kalmadi was no less than a loot with numerous reports of the magnum opus event being soaked in corruption making headlines way before the Games had even started. Apparently, out of Rs. 70000 crores spent on the Games, only half of the amount was actually spent. Owing to his involvement in the scam, Kalmadi was charged with corruption and sent to Tihar jail.

2Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has a staggering 46 corruption cases against her. Amongst the various scams were the Rs. 70 million coal import scam, Tansi land deal case, the case of disproportionate assets and colour TV case, amongst many others. A raid on her residence and business establishments reportedly led to the seizure of some 28 kg of jewellery (worth Rs 51 crore), 91 wrist-watches, 41 air-conditioners, 10,500 sarees, 750 pairs of footwear, etc. She along with her former cabinet colleagues and senior bureaucrats who worked with her are still facing investigation with regard to corruption.

1Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu Prasad Yadav

The fact that Lalu Prasad Yadav has been an accused in 63-odd cases serves for the fact that Lalu stands as one of the strongest competitors in the list. The biggest scam that rocked Lalu’s political career was the fodder scam which involved the embezzlement of Rs. 950 crore approximately. The accusation of nepotism against him has come up time and again but hardly any action has been taken against him owing to his alleged ‘connections’ in the government.

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