J. N. Jayashree

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J. N. Jayashree is a whistle blower from India, a housewife who reported on corruption in Karnataka state and created a wiki to protect her husband, M. N. Vijayakumar, a worker employed by the state, The latter had accused government officials of taking bribes and kickbacks and engaging in "garden-variety pilferage."[1] The wiki was created to generate awareness: Jayashree said she didn't want her husband to end up like Shanmughan Manjunath or Satyendra Dubey, who were found dead after they reported on corruption in a public company and a government department, respectively.

References

  1. ^ Anand Giridharadas, "In India, Protecting a Whistle-Blower," New York Times, 5 July 2007

External links

  • Fight Corruption Wiki created by Jayashree
  • Podbharti podcast featuring an interview with Jayashree (in Hindi).


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