Politics and Corruption go hand in hand in India and there have been numerous incidents when politicians got involved in scams and got caught. In India, one cannot term someone guilty unless he or she is convicted, if that was not the case, the alleged list would have increased by many folds. There have many politicians who were convicted by the honorable court and were sent to the prison as well. These politicians in India were charged with scams, money laundering and many other activities. However, the list is not only depressing but also surprising as these were some powerful politicians who represented National Level Politics were involved in Corruption in India. Here is the list of 5 most corrupted politicians in India.
Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yeddyurappa was the Chief Minister of Karnataka and is now the Karnataka BJP President. Even though the allegations and scams have not been proved against him lately, but he was arrested for illegal land providing and mining scams. There are many cases pending against him and many inquiries. He was first arrested after Lokyutya Court ordered the arrest of him and it was granted by the then Governor of Karnataka. It was upheld by the Karnataka High Court as well. However, after spending 23 days in Prison, he was released on bail and later the high court squashed all the FIRs made against him sighting lack of relevant consideration. His cases were later held by Supreme Court as well and CBI inquiry was ordered. However, so far no evidence have been established against him in the court. But during his tenure as Chief Minister his assets got impractically increased by 292% in just 3 years and that was considered as one of the major links for the scams. Even though he has not been convicted but the queues of allegations, cases, punishment and prison made him one of the most corrupt Indian Politicians.