Corruption means dishonest or illegal behavior especially of people in authority present in a country. There is hardly anybody who is not well acquainted with the very word "Corruption". Today each and every government sector of the country is rotten to the core because of the widespread practice of corruption by the people who are at the helm of power, by the officers, by clerks and so on.
Our country has topped the list five times from the view point of corruption. However there are many reasons behind this corruption. Thirst for power, pelf, wealth and money is the root cause of corruption. Greed, avarice and dishonesty, nepotism and favoritism also contribute to the cause of corruption. The consequence of corruption has a far reaching negative effect on the socio-economic condition of our country. It has made the country a bottomless basket. It hinders our economic development. By practicing corruption the rich are growing richer and richer and the poor are becoming poorer and poorer. The situation can not in on. It should be checked, controlled and prevented at any cost. They should be rewarded with due punishment. Even their wealth and money can be confiscated and they may be meted with life long rigorous imprisonment. The mass media, the papers, magazines, journals, articles and above all the consciousness of the enlightened people can play a vital role in curbing corruption. Now it is high time we raised our voice, took necessary steps and punitive measures against the corrupted society.