Politics is a field in which one can never get success without playing some tricks and manipulation because the competition is very tough, and the stakes are extremely high. No one is innocent in Politics but there are some people that take it too far and play with people’s lives and take benefit from the underprivileged people that do not have any resources to make their life better and fall a victim to their schemes. Politics can be done in a good way and those that do it are the true politicians, but the world is very far from reaching that stage including India.
The top 10 Corrupt Politicians in India are mentioned below:
- Rahul Gandhi
- Suresh Kalmadi
- Sharad Pawar
- Lalu Prasad Yadav
- Digvijay Singh
- Andimuthu Raja
- Madhu Koda
- B.S Yeddyurappa
- M. Karunanidhi
1. Rahul Gandhi:
Rahul Gandhi is considered to be the Worst Politician in India because he is known to have done such acts that have been disliked by the people of India so much that they do not consider him a good person. Rahul Gandhi belongs to the Indian National Congress which is the oldest political party of India and is basically a legacy in India because he belongs to the Gandhi family which has been in politics for many decades.
2. Suresh Kalmadi:
The full effect of Suresh Kalmadi’s corruption came into view when he was arrested for doing corruption of huge amount of money that was meant for the Common Wealth Games that were held in India. the only use of money that was seen in the tournament was in the opening ceremony that was much more expensive than it was worth. He smuggled a lot of money in that tournament which made him a target of the public.
3. Sharad Pawar:
Sharad Pawar is a very famous name in India because he has been elected as the Chief Minister of the state of Maharashtra three times in different sectors where he was rumored to have done corruption to the fullest. One time, he was selected as the Chief Minister of Agriculture and the rate of suicide in farmers was increased a lot and it was said that it was because of his corruption in Agriculture.
4. Lalu Prasad Yadav:
Lalu Prasad Yadav has been accused of various corruption cases in his life but because of his immense power and good connections with strong political characters, he ahs always been spared. His most noticeable corruption case was the smuggling of a huge sum of money that just could not be missed which put him on top of the list of Top 10 Most Corrupt Politicians of India.
5. Digvijay Singh:
Most of the politicians do whatever they want behind the curtain but keep up a good façade in front of the public, but Digvijay does not even try that which is why he is The Most Hated Politician of India. he has been involved in many illegal activities, but he holds a very important position in the political field as the General Secretary of Congress. He is also a former Chief Minister of India and he was also involved in the bombings of Mumbai city.
6. Andimuthu Raja:
Andimuthu was revealed to have done a huge corruption in the telecommunication sector where he was allocating the frequency licenses to mobile phone companies in much lesser price than was told by the government and was taking huge commissions from those companies. His trickery was revealed by the company itself and he became one of the most hated politician. However, this was not his only scam and he has done some other shameful acts as well and has earned commissions from people that were not his to take leaving millions of people needy.
7. Madhu Koda:
Madhu Koda was involved in a very big corruption case of money laundering where he performed a scam of over Rs. 4000 crore which is a huge amount of money while he was elected as the Chief Minister in India despite being an independent legislature. He took heavy advantage of his position as a political person and for the people of India hates him and he is currently in prison for his corruption even though he has applied for bail many times, but it is always rejected because all odds are against him.
Mayawati is a politician of India who has been elected as the Chief Minister for the state of Uttar Pradesh a total of four times. She and her brother own some companies that have earned an abnormal amount of profit in the seven years they have been established which is just almost impossible. She has been in politics for seven years and out of them, she has been Chief Minister for five of them. She is the Most Corrupt Female Politician in India. After the activities of her companies came into notice, investigation upon her have started.
9. B.S Yeddyurappa:
Up until a shirt time ago, B.S Yeddyurappa had a clean image in the public but recently, he was exposed to have illegally supplied iron ore to the state of Karnataka of which he is a Chief Minister. Due to these allegations, he was forced to resign from the seat of Chief Minister and his reputation has been completely tarnished and will be getting clear in the near future.
10. M. Karunanidhi:
Karunanidhi comes from a long family of politicians who all have been known to do as much corruption as him. Recently, his daughter was involved in the corruption of telecommunication sector along with Andimuthu Raja and was arrested for it. After that, his image became even worse and he has a lot of corruption cases of his won up his sleeve too and the public is well aware of it but because of the power he holds, he always gets elected for a good post.