Public Opinion on Corruption as a Violation of Human Rights

  • Jyotsna Roja, Sreeya B


Corruption is a criminal offense by a person of authority but acquires illicit benefit for his own gain. The aim of this paper is to find the opinion of the people on how their rights are deprived.  Empirical Research was carried on.  Empirical Research was carried on with 359 samples which were collected through a convenient sampling method.  The people of T. Nagar, Sowkarpet and Poonamallee were the respondents.  Age, Gender, Educational Qualification, Monthly income, Marital Status and occupation were the independent variables.  The various factors affected by corruption and how often the respondents were instigated to pay bribes were the dependent variables.  The statistical analysis included correlation, bar charts and pie charts.