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#Here is #How #Modi #reduced #Corruption in #NewIndia
SUMMARY: Introduce a Law that Dissuades reporting of Corruption.

It’s a long #Thread. so please stay with me.

In July 2018, the Govt passed the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013.

#AntiCorruption #Corruption #NewIndia work of #Genius

How does this Amendment change things?

(A) Post Amendment, the #Bribe #Giver would also be considered a #criminal or penalizing the bribe giver and bribe taker on equal terms.
#AntiCorruption #Corruption #NewIndia work of #Genius

(B) The Amended Act will facilitate confiscation of the offender’s property

Looking at A & B, who in their right mind will COMPLAIN about being forced to give a bribe?
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This #superstition has versions from all over world
(& none of them end very well!)

In Turkey, its believed when you #whistle at night you are calling on the Devil.

It is also believed in Estonia that whistling indoors may bring bad luck & set your house on fire. Image
A Few more whistling Superstitions are:

Japan - people believe that whistling at night might disturb the quiet & bring danger to yourself

Russia - whistling indoors is superstitiously believed to bring poverty. Theres even the proverb: "whistling money away."
China - yoga practitioners believe that they can summon supernatural beings, wild animals & weather phenomena with a whistle.

Sailors - to whistle is to challenge the wind itself, and that to do so will bring about a storm

& many, many more!
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