Saturday, March 30th, 2013
Mangalore : John B Monteiro’s book ‘Corruption- India’s Painful Crawl to Lokpal’ was released on Saturday March 30; by Dr B M Hegde, former vice-chancellor of Manipal University at Mangalore Press Club.
Speaking after releasing the book, Padma Bhushan Dr Hegde said that this unique book on corruption is well researched an thought provoking in its nature and makes splendid reading . He sadly remarked that the Leaders & public servants who are supposed to uphold the clean image in public life have succumbed to this evil practice and called the people to fight against this malady.
J B Monteiro has analyzed the malady to arrive at a final holistic solution to the cancer. The book has even highlighted various types of corruption. He also said that Lokpal Bill is not enough to stop the widespread corruption in our society. It must work to create a new atmosphere and work to educate the present generation and make society free from corruption. He said that corruption is grown by negative thought & lifestyle. He appealed that proper ethical education should be given to the children from the grass root level, so that corruption may ultimately be reduced .Fr. Swebert D’Silva, Principal, St Aloysius College, Mangalore, was also present and spoke on the occasion