Bangalore Software icon N R Narayana Murthy on Saturday backed Anna Hazarealt39s movement against corruption and favoured the Prime Minister and the judiciary coming under the ambit of the Lokpal bill. The Chairman and Chief Mentor of Infosys also supported the people taking to streets demanding an end to corruption.
” I think in a democracy, pluralism is inevitable. It has to be there. That is what makes democracy stronger”, Murthy told reporters in response to questions.
He said different people have different ways of expressing their opinion, adding, people have the right to express their opinion as long as they donalt39t hurt anybody and they are law- abiding citizens.
Asked if he would join Hazarealt39s movement, Murthy, a respected figure in information technology industry, said he is always a well- wisher of anything good thatalt39s happening in the country.
Asked if the Prime Minister and the judiciary should come under the purview of the Lokpal, Murthy said one has to find a mechanism whereby every citizen of the country is accountable to the legal system.
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