Bangladesh decries crippling corruption
Whatever the extent of corruption in Bangladesh is, it has been prevailing here since long, and reportedly in large scale for the last decade. It’s proved in surveys and also through the number of corruption cases, media reports and remarks by ruling party stalwarts, and these days even by incumbent senior ministers.
But our prime minister denies it categorically, and she did it again on May 21—two days after the finance minister and the chief of Anti-Corruption Commission said there was corruption in almost every sector, especially in police, education, health and land administration. The two important figures also said it was impossible to establish rule of law and good governance if corruption was uprooted. However, we don’t witness any significant role of the present government over the corruption allegations against its ministers, MPs and party leaders, businessmen, bureaucrats and police. Thus sensing that impunity can…
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