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Unheard Success Story Of Satyendra Dubey Who Was Killed For Raising His Voice Against Corruption

Satyendra Dubey was an Indian Engineering Services (IES) officer who lost his life while fighting corruption in the Golden Quadrilateral highway construction project.

By Neeraj Kumar

Unheard Success Story Of Satyendra Dubey Who Was Killed For Raising His Voice Against Corruption

Satyendra Dubey was an Indian Engineering Services (IES) officer who lost his life while fighting corruption in the Golden Quadrilateral highway construction project. He was murdered on 27 November, 2003 in Gaya, Bihar on exposing large-scale flouting of NHAI rules regarding sub-contracting and quality control. Almost after six years of his death, the three acused of his murder were convicted by the Patna Court.

Satyendra wasn't brought into the world with a silver spoon yet endeavored to arrive at a specific security throughout everyday life. Regardless of originating from an oppressed foundation he protected an ordering position with the National Highway Authority of India yet was stunned to see the measure of debasement. He had a go at all that he could to stop this spoiled cycle yet fizzled. At long last, he kept in touch with the Prime Minister however the disregard at the top gave him a slug in his mind. 

Oldest child in a group of five young ladies and two young men, Satyendra experienced childhood in Shahpur town of Sivan area in Bihar. All day every day he saw his dad trudge in a sugar plant close by and chose to haul the family out of their normal battles. Difficult work and good morals turned into his columns directly from the adolescence. His life was loaded up with detours yet he buckled down and rode past each issue.

He was a sharp student and assured his father to become his strength and give his sisters a nice wedding. His effort bore fruits and he was enrolled to study civil engineer from the prestigious IIT Kanpur from where he graduated in 1994 with top honors – something that the entire village still boasts about. He began working with the Ministry of Road and Surface Transport and then joined National Highway Authority of India as a project director to deputation. The family was proud of their son and Satyendra gave everything to his work.

However, things changed when Satyendra was sent to build the golden quadrilateral highway construction project. He was shocked to see that corruption was eating away such an important project and everyone seemed to be supporting the scam.

Tenders for development work worth crores of rupees was given to little contract based workers who were obviously unequipped for dealing with such vital tasks. On the head of this, they were delivered government finances much before the specified time. This conspicuous disrupting of guidelines astonished him and he began countering individuals in his own ability. The prize for criticizing these monetary errors and helpless usage of the structure contracts got him moved from Koderma in Jharkhand to Gaya in Bihar. In any case, Satyendra couldn't disregard these practices which were destroying his nation's spine. He was remaining against a power which was a lot more grounded than him. He found that this nexus was not restricted to a city or a region however had inundated the whole country. Understanding that only he can't stop this he composed a letter to the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee educating him about the degenerate practices. He looked for his assistance in halting it and mentioned that his personality is left well enough alone. ne day when Satyendra was getting back from work, he was shot dead in a cart. He was shot dead for coming clean, for blowing the whistle. This was a tight smack all over who needed to seek after a morally right way instead of filling their pockets with taken gold. 

Shockingly, the CBI explored the case and said that Satyendra was slaughtered on the grounds that he attempted to oppose a burglary. After his homicide in 2003 there was colossal fierceness among individuals and a PIL was recorded to ensure the informants which is as yet anticipating establishment. His killer was at long last decalred convict in 2009 that was 6 years after his passing.

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