YouTube is Bihar’s new anti-bribe tool

Patna: Fight against corruption in Bihar is being taken to a different level. After confiscating properties of senior bureaucrats, now the internet is being used as yet another tool. People are being encouraged to voice their personal experiences regarding corruption, name bribe seekers and post them on YouTube, a leading video sharing website. The idea is to make these names public so that it deters others doing the same.

Santosh Paswan is a relieved man today as his complaint has been heard. Santosh was asked a Rs 5,000 bribe for the allocation of a house under the Indira Awas Yojana. His compliant now echoes on YouTube, the leading video sharing website.

Santosh Paswan said, “The incident which took place with me at Indira Awas, with middle-men asking for money, I have my story recorded in a video now.”

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