Updated: October 28, 2020 1:41:28 am
“Generational corruption” is a major challenge for the country and “dynasty of corruption” makes the country hollow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday.
Inaugurating the National Conference on Vigilance and Anti Corruption, PM Modi said, “Generational corruption is a major challenge that has been gradually growing in the past decades and has taken a formidable form in the country.”
He explained generational corruption as the corruption transferred from one generation to another. “When a generation of corrupt people does not get the right punishment, then the second generation commits corruption with more vigour. Due to this, it became part of political tradition in many states. This corruption and dynasty of corruption from generation to generation makes the country hollow,” Modi said.
He said this situation is a major hurdle in the development of the country and wished that this topic would also be discussed in the national conference organised by the CBI. The PM stressed the necessity for administrative systems to be transparent, responsible, accountable and answerable to the public.
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