BE THE CHANGE FIGHTING CORRUPTION

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"Voted as “India’s most admired” and “most trusted woman” Kiran Bedi is a recognised face in India. She has been a recipient of prestigious decorations, most notable being, the Ramon Magsaysay Award in Government Service, and the President’s Police Medal for Gallantry. She was the first Indian to be appointed as Civilian Police Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations, in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations. She is known for her innovative, reformative and holistic approach to crime prevention and law enforcement. She holds degrees in Law, Masters, and a Doctorate. She is a Nehru Fellow and an author of several books, with a biography, entitled I Dare. She has been a National and an Asian Tennis champion. She founded and runs two Non-Profit organisations: Navjyoti India Foundation and India Vision Foundation, which serve the underserved communities in rural areas, urban slums and prisons. She has a biopic “Yes, Madam, Sir,” produced by an Australian which won accolades at several international film festivals. She is a sought after public speaker on issues she stands for. Currently, she is an integral part of India Against Corruption, a Movement led by Shri Anna Hazare. For more information on her please visit website www.kiranbedi.org, on her twitter handle @thekiranbedi or connect with her on her weekly internet radio program on www.radiowalla.in Corruption has seeped so deeply into the systems of governance in India that the common man has lost faith in every administrative process. This wide spread disease of corruption can only be cured by a total revamp of its political, investigative and prosecuting systems. What we are seeing all around us today is nothing but loot. Loot of very high scale to the extent we can’t count the number of zeros. And as this started to unfold with the Commonwealth Games exposure, it got my goat. I started to be a part of a collective voice which became louder by the day. At times very shrill, not by choice, but by compelling circumstances. But all for one common cause---a well governed India--- a better India which makes us all prosperous and our next generation secure. This is the spirit behind this collection. If the corrupt can unite for their vested interest, why we, the victims, not unite for our own selves? Be the change! Be The Change fighTing CorrupTion Kiran Bedi Kiran Bedi has been a courageous voice on police and prison reforms, women empowerment, serving the underserved communities, leadership issues in management and governance, now more focussed on corruption. She writes as she experiences, speaks from her heart and reaches out to the audience respecting their needs. Here is a compilation of some of the selected writings and speeches, in which she focussed on ‘Corruption’. These speeches and writings have a perennial inspirational value. "
 

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Contents

A Wish Speech
Dividend of a Dark Past Haunts the Country
Civil Servants and Accountability
Aam Aadmis Common Fight
Check the Cancer of Corruption
Five Strong Measures to Stop
Draftand Graft 9 Anna Fasts so We May Breathe Easy 10 Elections dont Solve all the Problems
Electorates as Game Changers 12 After ResultsRemind the MLAof Promises 13 Hear Yourself Then will the Neta 14 It is a Trust Deficit 15 Governm...
How shouldthe Corrupt be Punished? 17 How to StoptheFence from Eating the Grass 18 Yes Saying No is Still a Choice
No Escape to the Corrupt
Spread the Movement Against Corruption inyour own Way 21 The Enemy Within 22 Three Orbits 23 Wages of Fighting for a Cause
Why are We the Land of Scams
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Kiran Bedi is truly an icon of heroism. She was the first Indian woman to join the Indian Police Services. She is one of the most renowned police officers, who have put in their whole hearted effort in serving the society. She did her schooling from the Sacred Heart Convent School in Amritsar. She completed her graduation in the English language from the Government College for Women in Amritsar. She received her Masters degree in Political Science from Punjab University, Chandigarh. She continued her studies, even when she joined the Indian Police force. In the year 1988, she obtained a degree in Law (LLB) from Delhi University.

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