Ill-conceived legislations and poor implementation is encouraging corruption says CWBF
The Indian government should look at all relevant issues in an integrated manner and adopt reforms that not only sub serve interests of some chosen corporates, individuals and political parties but also the interests of the public at large by promoting transparency and accountability, says Justice AP Shah in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The letter sent by Justice Shah on behalf of the Citizens Whistle Blowers Forum (CWBF), talks of how ill-conceived legislations and their poor implementation are encouraging corruption. It talks specifically of proposed decriminalisation of the Companies Act, Whistle Blowers Act, and Right to Information (RTI) Act.
It also highlights how the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has not filed an appeal even after three years against the Sessions Court orders, which suspended the seven years jail term to Ramalinga Raju and Price Waterhouse auditors in the Satyam scam and how PwC is being given government contracts even when found embroiled in several scams.
In the letter, Justice Shah, who is also Chairman of CWBF says, "We wish to point out that any campaign against corruption can become effective...