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<b>SHANMUGHAN MANJUNATH </b><br><br>A marketing manager at the Indian Oil Corporation, Manjunath was murdered for taking action against a corrupt petrol pump in Uttar Pradesh. An engineering graduate and an MBA from IIM-Lucknow, Manjunath had ordered the closure of two petrol pumps for selling adulterated fuel. But in spite of the orders, the pumps kept operating;Manjunath was shot dead on November 19, 2005.

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May 18, 2013


SHANMUGHAN MANJUNATH

A marketing manager at the Indian Oil Corporation, Manjunath was murdered for taking action against a corrupt petrol pump in Uttar Pradesh. An engineering graduate and an MBA from IIM-Lucknow, Manjunath had ordered the closure of two petrol pumps for selling adulterated fuel. But in spite of the orders, the pumps kept operating;Manjunath was shot dead on November 19, 2005.

<b>SATYENDRA DUBEY </b><br><br>A project director with the National Highway Authority of India, Dubey was killed on November 27, 2003, in Gaya, Bihar, for blowing the whistle on corruption in the Golden Quadrilateral Corridor project. Dubey, during his time at the NHAI, discovered that the contracted firm for the highway had sub-contracted the work to smaller, sub-standard firms. Dubey's seniors never acted on his complaints. Instead, he was shot dead. His death, however, attracted a lot of attention and several foundations, fellowships and posthumous awards.

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May 18, 2013


SATYENDRA DUBEY

A project director with the National Highway Authority of India, Dubey was killed on November 27, 2003, in Gaya, Bihar, for blowing the whistle on corruption in the Golden Quadrilateral Corridor project. Dubey, during his time at the NHAI, discovered that the contracted firm for the highway had sub-contracted the work to smaller, sub-standard firms. Dubey's seniors never acted on his complaints. Instead, he was shot dead. His death, however, attracted a lot of attention and several foundations, fellowships and posthumous awards.

<b>ASHOK KHEMKA </b><br><br>A senior civil servant in Haryana, Khemka has faced the brunt of the most commonly used punishment tool for whistle blowing - transfers. Forty-seven-year-old Khemka, who is a graduate of IIT-Kharagpur, holds a PhD and an MBA degree, has been transferred over 43 times during his 21-year career for exposing several counts of land scams and shady deals. In spite of the punishment posting and relentless transfers, Khemka has sworn to remain in the system and fight it.

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May 18, 2013


ASHOK KHEMKA

A senior civil servant in Haryana, Khemka has faced the brunt of the most commonly used punishment tool for whistle blowing - transfers. Forty-seven-year-old Khemka, who is a graduate of IIT-Kharagpur, holds a PhD and an MBA degree, has been transferred over 43 times during his 21-year career for exposing several counts of land scams and shady deals. In spite of the punishment posting and relentless transfers, Khemka has sworn to remain in the system and fight it.

<b>AVIJIT MISRA </b><br><br>An Indian Army colonel from West Bengal, Misra was fired from service and sentenced to one year rigorous imprisonment for raising concerns with his supervisor about the poor state of habitat of troops, deficiency of mechanical transport, supply of inferior quality of ration etc. In 2005, he was court martialled on false charges, which was later overturned by the Kolkata bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal (acquitted of all charges and reinstated). He had already served out his sentence.

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May 18, 2013


AVIJIT MISRA

An Indian Army colonel from West Bengal, Misra was fired from service and sentenced to one year rigorous imprisonment for raising concerns with his supervisor about the poor state of habitat of troops, deficiency of mechanical transport, supply of inferior quality of ration etc. In 2005, he was court martialled on false charges, which was later overturned by the Kolkata bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal (acquitted of all charges and reinstated). He had already served out his sentence.

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