Gandhism can curb corruption in modern society
.''Bapu's teachings have all time relevance''Corruption was, and is everywhere. Don’t we buy tickets from agents by paying them their commission? So do Govt.functionaries or politicians for buying arms, ammunition,. But they do use public money, collected through taxes. we get the work done easily and speedily, if we pay tip, bribe or promise to help, or give a gesture extending a favor or promise to do a favor. Don’t you get your passport faster if u pay to the policemen who come for the investigation. Entire transport industry is paying tips to traffic and other police, seeking favor to carry extra load, or without permit or complete set of documents. Don’t many students even today get admission on the basis of donation? Paid by cash, not accounted for paying taxes.Ethically it’s not fair to brand only politician or bureaucrat as corrupt.You visit any market, ask for duplicate parts, medicines, cheaper substitutes you will get the same at same or even at higher price. Open market operations permit this all. But they don’t fall in category of corruption. They do, and so we all, because, we don’t deliver, what we say, we don’t say, what we deliver or promise to deliver. We start with false behavior and end up in absolute corrupt, insincere, dishonest behavior at every step, right from school homework to paying taxes. Can corruption charges be confined to only Govt. officials, or politicians? Can the same be categorized as lesser sin against the other? But then it is prevalent everywhere in the society, a fact that we must accept, because it is the people who have started this practice for their benefit, for our benefit.I am highlighting corrupt practices are in our blood.
I want someone contradict it in the right manner.We are here to explore from Gandhi school of thought –if there are some leads available to fight corruption, do away, eradicate.It is not the subject for debate really, it is for realization. And Gandhi was hardly good debater but did plead for purity, freedom of thought time and again through his action, deeds and movements.`Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ has depicted Gandhi Ji`s approach to corruption and apparently it did look simple to take care of the problem arisen because of insensitive nature of individuals. Primarily-we need to keep our sensitivities alive and act responsibly.System enforces a mechanism free from corruption but the operators are human and have and might have ulterior motives or visible motives. These motives make us behave corrupt or pureWe do not know much about history, corruption and how was that taken care? Mahatma Gandhi’s school of thought, we are somehow conversant and feel confident to discuss and infer many conclusions. We have been reading about him right from childhood, but probably never developed anxiety to find answers to our day-to-day problems from his life or sermons. Now when the movie, a lighthearted movie has appeared. It has evoked a feeling that, he must be a great person, who went into depth of the human psychology and devised Satyagraha, a mode of non-violence against injustice, corruption and for freedom