Govt, Oppn working for corporates: Govindacharya

Agra: Jumping on the corruption bandwagon, Former BJP leader Govindacharya has held both the government and the Opposition responsible for the corporatisation of politics in the country, saying that a sort of corporatocracy was functioning in the country.

He said there was political misconduct and corruption in the country and the distinction between the government and the Opposition was getting blurred because neither of them was thinking about the good of the people.

Speaking in a seminar organised by Swadeshi Jagran Manch last night, he said that it appeared that the government`s policies were being prepared keeping the interests of the corporate sector in mind.

Analysing the constitution of the last three Lok Sabhas, he said while the first had a high percentage of criminals, the second was formed on the basis of money and the latest had the largest number of crorepatis.

Political parties had brought in the crorepati legislators deliberately, with the result that policies were now being framed for their benefit.

Govindacharya further said that corruption could be checked only with character-formation and a change in the system adding that if people can get their work done through the routine system they would not resort to corrupt ways.