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Corruption is exploitation of others for the self-interest of one or more individuals which produces bad impacts on the society and hinders its progress. Its different forms are bribery, patronage, embezzlement, abuse of power, receiving or asking for money, property, services, sexual behavior etc. Corruption is not a new phenomenon of the present societies. Corruption has been present since the beginning of time, but its volume and areas are increasing rapidly now. Corruption can be of different types:
Large-scale: Srilankan case with huge external debt.
Medium-scale: Indian 2G spectrum case.
Micro-scale: Paying money to government officials or political power-holders to get
A job done. Corruption is present government departments of administration and judiciary, party-in-power, private organizations, industries and NGOs. Corruption is an easy practice by individuals to achieve their desired goals. It increases inequality is the society, hinders economic and social progress of the society and damages the reputation of a country. Rampant corruption leads to the collapse of the state. A corruption-free state reaches the peak of prosperity in all fields quickly. If we want to avoid corruption, we have to bring back social values like truthfulness, sincerity and honesty. Pages: 140-142 | Views: 59 | Downloads: 11Download Full Article: Click Here
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Supriti Roy. Corruption in India. Int J Political Sci Governance 2022;4(2):140-142.