Corrupt has become a part and parcel of our life. It is like salt in our dishes without which we can't relish our meals and it starts exactly on the day a child is born.
IN INDIA, it seems next to impossible to stay away from the most dreadful disease called corruption. It is like the salt in every dish without which we can’t enjoy our meals. It has taken a very vital position in our blood circulation system.
The corruption starts from the day a child is born; extra money other than the normal fee is paid to obtain the original/ extra copies of birth certificate. Now you reach the admission level in a good reputed school in the area. An admission form is procured at the extra cost and that is the beginning of the corruption at the grassroot level.
The teacher at the PTA meeting advising an extra class for your child is indirectly asking for a favour to take tuitions from him. Anyhow the school is over. Now comes the admission once again in arts, commerce, engineering and medical institutions. Here again you are valued at the wealth you can disown for your child directly/ indirectly.
The child is out in the market and running around for a suitable job/ business. In places like Haryana/ Bihar, etc there is a fixed amount to be shelled out to get a particular job. You have no other option to pay an extra amount to obtain certain approvals, licenses or to complete formalities to start a business.
If you are lucky even after spending a fortune you get a job, but even there you have treat your bosses to be in their good books. If you are a businessman, the vsiting inspectors need to be treated in one form or the other.
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