Amity Law School, Centre II organises a Symposium on “Corruption in Bureaucracy”

Amity Law School, Centre II organized a Symposium on “Corruption in Bureaucracy” at Amity University Campus, Sector- 125, Noida.


Prof. Mamta Srivastava, Addl. Director, ALS Centre II welcomed the august gathering and gave a brief overview of the achievements of the Institute. She also stressed upon the relevance of the topic of the Symposium and various sub themes that were discussed during the day.

Sharing his views, Dr. Mohsin Wali, Padma Shree Awardee said that our neighboring country is ruined by their army but Indians are victims of bureaucracy. He referred to the days of Gandhi when Indians led simple life and had very limited desires, but today, Indians have been corrupted by alien objects

Prof. (Dr.) Balvinder Shukla, the Acting Vice Chancellor, AUUP expressed her concern over the growing corruption, which is not just rampant in bureaucracy but is also a threat to Indian economy. She attributed the growing corruption to low or negligible execution of Indian Penal Code

Addressing the gathering, Mr. B B Anand, Advisor Reliance Communication Pvt Ltd remarked that while the causes of corruption cannot be specified, lack of ethics, morality, greed are some causes which aggravate the problem of corruption.

Sharing his views, Hon’ble Mr. Justice JC Gupta opined that India can become an ideal nation only if population, corruption and politicians are dealt with accurately. He even suggested to forfeit the assets of the corrupt leaders when they are convicted. Expressing his concern over the growing crime rate in the country, he said that despite giving death penalty to many criminals, the number of cases of murder in India are still growing. He also lamented the delay in justice delivery in India which stretches to fifteen or twenty years.

Mr. R S Goswami, Advocate and Former Chairperson, Bar Council of Delhi was of opinion that corruption begins at home with a meager amount of Rs 100 which gradually escalates into cases of graft involving bigger amounts. He stressed that corruption is not just eroding our public lives but also our personal lives. The enormity of this menace is such that even noble professions could not stay protected  from it.

Mr. Om Prakash Vyas, Assistant Registrar (Law), National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi; Prof. J. L. Kaul, Professor of Law, Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi; Mr. Vidya Bhushan, Joint Secretary, Northern Railway, Ministry of Railways; Hon’ble Mr. Justice JC Gupta, Retired Judge, Allahabad High Court;  Mr. Vineet Aggarwal, Advocate, Supreme Court Of India and Delhi High Court;  Ms. Akanksha Jain, Advocate, Supreme Court Of India and Delhi High Court and Mr. Vedant Pujari, Advocate & Founder, Accures Legal shared their views during the day long Symposium.

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