Arvind Kejriwal's bomb shell in the Parliament
BY JAGDISH RAWTANI
Published in www. merinews.com on 28 March, 2012
ANNA HAZARE'S right hand man Arvind Kejriwal has thrown a bomb shell in the parliament which has hurt many a politicians. According to him there are 162 tainted MPs in the parliament against whom serious criminal charges are pending in the court of law.
The Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi has aggressively responded, "Just because Parliament may not fully assert the right to privilege does not mean you can call Parliamentarians criminals and goondas." Shard Yadav, a one time ardent supporter of the Anna movement was also seen terribly disturbed and violently angry over the comments in question.
Even BJP's accomplished leader Sushmaji also expressed anguish on the issue. So at least for now you can't say that the Anna Movement is supported by BJP/RSS. Arvind kejriwal is not a school going kid. If he has given this sparking statement in the public he must be having some substance or ample proof to prove his point. It is quite understandable to politicians also and this very understanding will not allow our intelligent netaas to take any serious action against the Anna Hasare team boy.
Having said that it is very unfortunate for the whole country to find the brazen corruption level increasing by leaps and bounds. Almost every week one big scam is reported by the ever-alert media. These billion and trillion rupee scams are not happening by chance or without active support from the black politicians clad in white robe. Kejriwal is courageously bold to say that the dangerous state of corruption is eating into our economy and making life miserable for aam aadmi.
All are aware about the root cause of corruption. All know who is responsible for common man's apathy but they have no voice and that is the reason why Anna and his party get a lot of support from the sufferering janta. The common man finds his hero in Anna or any of his team mate. Government tries its level best to puncture the sprit of these activists by leveling charges against them or adopting some other unethical tactics to pull them down. Many a time they also succeed.
It's a sad commentary that corruption is spreading like an epidemic in every department whether small or big. It has become a sort of a vicious circle. Go to any small Government Department and you find good number of employees spreading their begging bowls in front of you. Big reputed organizations are not left behind.
General V.P. Singh has jolted many of us by giving the statement in public that he was offered fourteen crores as bribe. We should by now actually have been shock proof. Long back Bofors happened. But our memory is not long lasting. To add salt to the injury is an unimaginable and disturbing increase in the quantum involved in the corruption involved scandles. An year back we heard about Rs.1,60,000 crore 2G scam and now Rs10,00,000/- coal scam is giving us shivers down our spine. Where are we heading? What does tomorrow hold for the next generation?
Kejriwal has spoken about something that we also know but never dare open our mouth fearing dangerous consequences. If Kejriwal is punished for speaking the bitter truth then all who are in the know should also be punished because if the system continues functioning in this disgusting fashion many Kajriwals will be born in the near future under compulsion. Recently, a survey revealed that personal properties of MPs have been multiplying.
Where is this money coming from? It is our hard-earned money that fills the big pockets of awfully corrupt politicians. There is still hope since all politicians are not corrupt. Even if we go by the statistics of Arvind Kejrival there are 162 parliamentarians charged with criminal cases but the rest can be considered, by some imagination, honest. These parliamentarians should come in support of an unprecedented crusade against corruption if they real want to save this country from the clutches of vultures.