Anupam Kher on Anna….

Anna Hazare and me…

 

My grandfather was a civil engineer with the municipal authorities in Simla and there was a contract to be awarded to construct a road and a helipad. A contractor came with a Rs 30,000 bribe so that he can get the contract from my grandfather. My grandfather resigned from the job. When his supervisor asked him why he wanted to resign, he said, “ Today I may not need the money, but tomorrow a need may arise enticing me to accept it. …. If many many years later, I can tell my grandson tales about how I didn’t bow down to corruption, my life is worth it.”

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An IT professional for 17 years, based in the US since the last 12 years. Founded NGO My Himachal and then Himachal Media Pvt. Ltd.. A Himachali forever. Always trying to bring together people whose hearts beat for the state.

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