Ravi Shankar praises media for exposing corruption

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar appreciated media`s role in exposing corruption at high places.

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2010, 15:34 PM IST

Sambalpur: Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Wednesday appreciated media`s role in exposing corruption at high places and asked it to strive for eradicating corrupt practices.

No country can progress with rampant corruption, the spiritual guru said and congratulated the media for exposing alleged corruption during the recent Commonwealth Games.

"The administration should be clean and people should know what is going on in the society in particular and in the country in general", Ravi Shankar told reporters here.
To a question on growing naxalism in various states including Orissa, Ravi Shankar said proper education should be provided to young people to refrain from such destructive activities.

Proper education alongwith steady development in backward areas will bring them to the mainstream, he said.

He said the Sri Sri University to be established by his organisation near Cuttack would be a world class educational centre.

"Talented students would be attracted to study here with reasonable cost instead of going abroad," the spiritual leader said.
Referring to yoga gurus getting involved in political activities, Ravi Shankar said "everybody wants that, good people should come to politics".

PTI