In India, corruption and politics are almost always linked. If one begins collecting information about corrupt politicians, there is a good probability that he or she may run out of ink, paper, or computer memory space while doing so.
Only a few incidents of corrupt politicians have surfaced, and only a few have been prosecuted, the most recent being VK Sasikala, the former AIADMK chairman.
Let’s take a look at the 10 most corrupt politicians in India
1. Suresh Kalmadi
In this instance, he’s basically a one-man army. Kalmadi is the individual responsible for billions of rupees in losses. He was imprisoned in Tihar Jail after the Commonwealth Games hoax. The scam is regarded as one of the biggest sports scams in the country.
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2. Andimuthu Raja
Do you recall the 2G Spectrum Scam? Yes, A Muthu was involved in the $176,000 crore 2G Spectrum Scam. After investigating the case, the Central Bureau of Investigation accused Raja of intentionally advancing the cut-off date to favour some specific firms which were also ineligible to apply for telecom licences, in exchange for bribes.
Everyone knows she has profited handsomely from her position as chief minister. Her exhibition of authority in Lucknow demonstrates her wealth. In 2007-2008, she allegedly paid a tax of Rs. 26 crore.
4. Lalu Prasad Yadav
He is regarded as one of India’s most popular ministers. Lalu was engaged in the fodder scam, which resulted in the theft of 950 crore rupees from the funds of the Forest Department.
5. Sharad Pawar
He is regarded as one of India’s most corrupt leaders. He was allegedly involved in the bogus stamp case, which netted him millions of rupees. Despite the fact that he has been charged with several counts of corruption, he is still free. He has also served as President of the BCCI.
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6. VK Sasikala
The Supreme Court’s new accusation of Sasikala in the Disproportionate Assets case has caught Tamil Nadu by storm. Sasikala has been arrested and imprisoned.
Amma, as she was affectionately called, faced 46 corruption charges during her lifetime. She was involved in a number of instances, including a coal import scam, a Tansi land deal case with excessive assets, and many others.
8. BS Yedurappa
Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa was accused of being involved in an illegal iron ore scandal in numerous districts throughout the state. He was also stripped of his ministerial position due to corruption.
9. Madhu Koda
He is regarded as one of India’s most controversial ministers. Koda was accused of squandering Jharkhand’s natural resources by issuing illicit mining leases. He stowed away the wealth he amassed while in power. He was also detained.
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10. Mulayam Singh Yadav
Another corrupt minister who has served alongside Mayawati in Uttar Pradesh. Mulayam Singh’s name has always come up whenever there is an issue of a disproportionate asset.