The truth is that the Indian character is deeply flawed when it comes to corruption and dishonesty. Corruption and dishonesty is not a systemic problem in India but the result of greed and insecurity.
Indians are greedy- and love to especially hoard as much gold as they can in a lifetime- because of an insecurity that has become ingrained in the character after centuries of conflict and communal violence. We are greedy, corrupt and dishonest, not because we are poor, but because we are insecure: In a young nation full of uncertainties, we want to secure the future for ourselves and our children and therefore we need black money, multiple flats, jewellery and liquid cash running into lakhs and crores, and also Swiss bank accounts, if possible. Read More