“Business is corrupt, teachers are corrupt, doctors are corrupt, politicians are corrupt, everybody is corrupt. Not just the Indian society is corrupt, there is corruption in US but it is sophisticated. As it is sophisticated, you and I don’t get affected directly. There is corruption in China, Japan, Russia - so it has became a way of life, not that I like it. But let’s not get hung-up on it,” he said.
Pitroda said that one can’t stop doing things just because there was corruption. “If somebody is corrupt, action should be taken... but you can’t take 20 year to decide it. Fix it soon, three years or whatever.” He stressed on the need to improve the system slowly and said if somebody has done wrong then he should pay for it; each one of us has to take responsibility...so I think we will have to work with the system we have and slowly and slowly improve.” (PTI)