Corruption is contagious: Santosh Hegde

BANGALORE: Addressing graduating students from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago on Sunday, Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde lashed out at the corrupt practices exis

Published: 05th March 2012 03:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:29 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: Addressing graduating students from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago on Sunday, Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde lashed out at the corrupt practices existing everywhere.

He urged students to strive towards becoming non-corrupt.

“Corruption is contagious, it is worse than cancer. If one person is making some money, the other one wants to make more than him.

How can the country prosper in a situation where crores and crores are being taken away by corrupt people?” questioned Hegde.

Around 34 students were awarded masters degree at the 12th graduation ceremony of Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago at the National Institute of Advanced Studies campus.

Most of these students, enabled the option of studying part time, while working in various industries like software, telecommunications and manufacturing.

Illinois Tech Vice President Darsh Wasan and Illinois Tech Chicago graduate Parth Amin also addressed the students about the scope of working at better places, from here on.

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