Thursday, December 19, 2013

Rule of Law

"This Office’s sole motivation in this (Kobhragade) case, as in all cases, is to uphold the rule of law, protect victims, and hold accountable anyone who breaks the law – no matter what their societal status and no matter how powerful, rich or connected they are."

This exemplary statement was made by Preet Bharara. Instead of celebrating the contribution made by the India-born American, Indian politicians of all hues have chosen to ridicule him. We cannot expect anything better from people who always think they are above the law.

Added on 21st December: In an article in Indian Express, Shekhar Gupta argues that instead of cursing Bharara, we should try and import him as our first Lokpal. The link to his article is given below:

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