In past decades, ‘dynastic corruption’ has made the country hollow like termites: PM Modi (VIDEO)

“Today, I am going to mention another big challenge before you. This challenge has been gradually growing in the past decades and has taken a formidable form in the country. This is the challenge of dynastic corruption (bhrashtachar ka vanshwaad), that is, corruption which is carried forward by one generation after another,” PM Modi said.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that “dynastic corruption” that goes from one generation to another has hollowed out the country like termites.

PM Modi said this while speaking at the inauguration ceremony of National Conference on Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, through video conferencing.

“Today, I am going to mention another big challenge before you. This challenge has been gradually growing in the past decades and has taken a formidable form in the country,” PM Modi said in the press conference.

“This is the challenge of dynastic corruption (bhrashtachar ka vanshwaad), that is, corruption which is carried forward by one generation after another,” PM Modi said.

“He sees that when nothing has happened to one who earns crores of rupees at home, then his confidence is further enhanced,” Modi said in his address in Hindi.

“In the past decades, we have seen when a generation was not punished for the corruption it had committed. The next generation carry forward that corruption with even more power. Due to this, in many states, it became part of a political tradition. This dynasty of corruption from generation to generation makes the country hollow,” he added.

Prime Minister urged the agencies participating in the 3-day conference to treat it as a platform for building synergy and cooperative spirit between themselves.

“Be it corruption, economic offences, drugs network, money laundering, terrorism or terror funding, all these are connected to each other. So, we need to work together with a holistic approach against corruption, through systemic checks, effective audits and capacity building and training,” the Prime Minister said.

Lauding the Direct Benefit Transfers (DBT), the prime minister it helped in leaving behind an era of scams.

“By DBT alone Rs 1,70,000 crore is saved from going in the wrong hands. Today it can be said the country has left behind the era of scams worth thousands of crores. We are satisfied that the faith of people in the country’s institutions has increased. There is a new positivity,” PM Modi said.