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Re: Defence Deals

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> From: Padmanabha Rao
> On Fri, 30 Mar 2001, Lavlesh Lamba wrote:
>  Corruption is Corruption no matter who finds it out , What differance it
>  will make if it was me or you.
> The existence of corrupt elements in the government is common knowledge.
> That's a systemic problem in need of a solution.  What is not common
> knowledge is the identity of those elements.

The identity of these elements are quite easy, more than
50% of the Govt employees in the top level bureaucracy
comes from certain communities which constitute less than
5% of the population of India, so this is very small group
of people who are injecting the venom of corruption into the
Indian society, the entire society is suffering from the
selfishness, greed and anti-social (against the majority
society/people) behaviour of this small group of people.

The defence establishments are *prime* candidates for
large scale corruption, you will understand this if
you have ever walked into the officers mess of any
defence establishment.

> I think it makes a difference
> which of these two aims was the dotcom's. If it was to merely bring more
> evidence, in a/v, about a corrupt government machinery it needn't have
> bothered really. If it was about identifying some of the corrupt public
> servants in the machinery then it has been a commendable job. We should
> request the dotcom to release the unedited 100 hours of a/v it taped and
> allow the citizenry to see/hear it and congratulate the investigators. And
> perhaps tell us, before the government does, why it might have been
> hounded by the IB sometime ago.

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