Friday, January 13, 2012

[] Raju Narayanaswamy - A Brilliant School -Topper, IIT - Topper, and IAS -Topper, forced to leave IAS because he is honest, efficient and straight forward.


Raju Narayanaswamy belongs to a Palghat Iyer family of Changanassery.
He has been a Brilliant School-Topper, IIT-Topper and IAS-Topper. However, he has been forced to leave IAS because he is honest, efficient and straight forward.

Look at his Unique Credentials : First Rank in Secondary School Examination (Class X)

First Rank in Pre University (Class XII)
First Rank in All India IIT Entrance Examination (IIT JEE)
First Rank in B Tech Computer Science at IIT-Madras
First Rank in the All India GATE Examination for admission to PG Courses in Engineering
First Rank in All India Civil Services Examination for IAS selection
First Rank in IAS Training Institute

On graduating from IIT-Madras, Narayanaswamy was offered scholarship by the prestigious MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), for pursuing higher studies in US.

This is apart from many offers with fat paypackets he received from foreign computer giants. How many youngsters these days have the will power to resist such tantalising offers ?

He, being a middle class guy, wanted to serve the country to give something in return for the money the country spent for his education.

He believed that this money came also from the poorest of the poor (who pay the excise duty when buying cloth, customs and excise duty and sales tax on diesel while travelling in public transport, and through numerous other indirect payments to the government).

So he decided to join IAS, to serve the people, not for publicity. Narayanaswamy never looked at IAS as a money spinner, as his later life bears testimony.

After a decade of meritorious service in IAS, Narayanaswamy has been forced out of the IAS profession.

Do you know why?

A real estate agent wanted to fill up a paddy field which is banned under law.

An application came up before Narayanaswamy who was sub collector for an exemption from this rule for this plot of land.

Upon visiting the site he found that the complaint from 60 poor families that they will face water logging due to the waste water from a nearby Government Medical College if this paddy field was filled up was correct.

Narayanswamy came under intense political pressure but he did what was right - refused permission for filling up the paddy field.

That was his first confrontation with politicians.

Soon after Narayanaswamy's marriage, his father-in-law closed down a public road to build compound wall for his plot of land.

People approached Narayanaswamy with complaint. When talking with his own father-in-law did not help, he removed the obstructing wall with police help.

The result - Narayanaswamy's marriage broke up.

As district Collector, he raided the house of a liquor baron who had defaulted Rupees 11 crores payment overdue to the government and Narayanaswamy carried out revenue recovery.

A Minister directly telephoned and ordered him to return the forfeited articles to the the liquor baron.

Narayanswamy politely replied that it is difficult.

The minister replied that Narayanaswamy will suffer.

In his district it was a practice to collect crores of rupees for earthen bunds meant for poor farmers, but which were never constructed.

A bill for rupees 8 crores came up before Narayanaswamy.

He inspected the bund.

He found it very weak and said that he will pass the bill after the rainy season to ensure that the bund served the purpose.

As expected the earthen bund was too weak to stand the rain and it disappeared in the rain.

But this created a lot of powerful enemies for him, for saving 8 crores of public money.

The net result of all such unholy activities was that he was asked to go on leave by the government.

Later such an illustrious officer was posted as "State Co-Ordinator, Quality Improvement Programme for Schools".

This is what the politician will do to a honest officer with backbone - post him in the most powerless position to teach him a lesson.

Since he found that nothing can be achieved for the people if he continued with the State Service he opted for central service in Delhi.

But that too was denied on some technical ground.

What will you do when you have the option for a brilliant technical career anywhere in the world you choose, supported by several advanced technical papers published in international journals to your credit?

When you are powerless to do anything for the people, why should you waste your life as the Co-Ordinator for a Schools Programme?

Mr. Narayanaswamy is leaving IAS and India and going to France to take up a United Nations assignment.

The politicians can laugh thinking another obstacle has been removed.

But it is the helpless people of India the loser, not Narayanaswamy.

But you have the power to support capable and honest bureaucrats like Narayanaswamy, who have suffered a lot under self seeking politicians who rule us.

You have even the power to replace such politicians with the kind of people dedicated to the country.

The question is will you do the little you can do NOW?

At least a vote or word in support of such personalities?


Mrs. Jyothi Nair

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  1. I happened to read comments about this wonderful person just now.everyone has a right to opine, but no one has the right to assume and opine
    especially in a bad light about another person.i was married to this selfish mean and cunning person till 2002.I kept quiet all these years because
    i was busy picking up the shreds of my life which he had torn to pieces and make something of it.i was still doing my MBBS when he stood
    on one leg to get married to me.He was driven to my home by his father;he was sitting in the front seat sandwiched between his parents; and he was
    not interested in talking to me.He very sweetly offered his help in official capacity to my father if father thanked him and politely
    refused.I was not particularly interested in this marriage for obvious reasons;i wanted a loving and caring husband period.But then his parents
    came and literally fell at my parents feet and the inevitable happened.after that he ignored me so much i often used to wonder why he ever married me.
    It became clear that he was using me, he wanted to marry a kottayam girl in kottayam when he was the sub collector there;just to get coverage there,
    and he chose the day too;when all the top politicians would be there in town so they could come for this too.On that day the then chief minister
    jokingly warned me about this man and it came out to be so true...
    Within a few days after marriage, he demolished my father's property wall which had
    been previously reconstructed lawfully under police supervision following its unlawful demolition by local goons.let me ask you all; how many of you
    would allow a pathway through your property just because some lazy bums want to just cut across through it from one road to another rather than
    walking around it in the normal round about way??that property is there in the family for the last 2 generations and my father has not taken
    anybody's property forget the government's.we have sufficient proof including the survey dated 60years back.This moron supposedly took the drastic
    step based upon a mass petition and his enquiry report on it.I had to attend college face everyone's questions and not to mention the hellish life
    with inlaws...i was not allowed to talk to my parents or go to my home.
    after this episode i encouraged my mentally broken father to go to court.
    My father was not down because the wall was demolished but because the new son in law did that cunningly and 'unlawfully' behind our back just to get
    The 'martyr'got transferred in the mean time;and my father had to get copies of documents from the subregistrar's office for the court case.
    he was shocked to see that the date on the order for enquiry report on the mass petition and the report were well after the incident;months after he
    got transferred from the place!!!he had forged this document;done it at atime when he had no authority to do so ie unlawfully!!.

  2. My father lodged a criminal case too upon my insistence.I was with my father not because he brought me up but because he deserved justice and needed
    my support.
    Anyways the cunning fellow senthis parents for a compromise to save his face and his job.As per the elders' advice i too agreed;no one in
    the right frame of mind get married just to divorce.I wanted to give it a try for what it was worth.But after the cases were withdrawn he never came
    home.I was with his parents hoping for him to come.One fine day he gave interview saying that he had divorced me and my father broke the marriage when
    i was still legally married to him.
    That was enough for me and i finally went for a divorce.Lot of people tried for a compromise including the family
    court judge;but he was not willing.
    I pulled myself together did my post graduation and fellowship through merit.I had wasted precious years of my life
    hoping that this poor example of a man would improve..
    I only know how difficult that period of my life was, i had to face the gossip, i had no
    strength to open up against people like you who support this cunning fellow blindly.I came out of it by God's grace.and I was practising my profession
    till my childbirth after my second marriage to a very loving and caring person.God is there so I got a loving husband to compensate for all i went
    through.At least now my parents are able to sleep peacefully without tears in their eyes caused by thoughts about my future.They aged fadt and became
    weak before my eyes burdened with untold sorrow.some of you may have sisters and daughters;how will you feel and react if this happens to them? would you
    still applaud the moron's academic brilliance?what is the use of any education if it fails to have impact and improve one's character??
    let me ask you how long can anyone live in the past??1st rank 10th and pre degree and IAS agreed but 1st rank iit entrance and final.. bullshit.
    his parents by their own proud admission to me used to go and stay with him in iit to help with studies.he has attended school only to write exams.
    and he cheated in the practicals.his parents used to help with files and his ' literary works' when i was there.and by the way what has
    academic brilliance got to do with character?? let me answer that.. nothing at all.and that man is a big big zero in character.
    are nt there any
    other honest officers other than him?? why nothing comes out about them??
    He is arrogant to aal except politicians (he licks their feet,i was witness)
    and so called journalists who publish what he pukes.
    i have often asked my father why he keeps quiet to all these lies and his reply was he would not
    reply to the barks of stray dog he had better things to do.But now the barking has strated to be bothersome hence this post.if it does not quieten
    i will go legally with proof to make sure the mouth stays closed.
    In 2006 this moron gave an interview and his mother had approached my parents for
    a reunion saying that he was willing to 'talk' to me and he would commit suicide without me. my mother replied that if a reunion happens then her
    daughter(i) would commit suicide:)..
    and for the record my father is not that moron's father in to all the people out there if something
    sounds too good to be true it might not be true after all.if any of you has doubt and need proof for this i am ready to oblige.

  3. And finally for the record Mr Swami is a mean selfish cunning person with no moral scruples whatsoever in using people as stepping stones and discard
    them with no compunction once their purpose in his agenda is served.He is a downright liar and cheat who cheats himself and others.But he cannot cheat God who is
    watching everyone.And just because he tells lies to 1000 people and fool them,his lies do not become the truth.
    He has to face God for his sins and various misdeeds, he is doing it so he has not come up in life and never will because he can never be happy or
    contended without God's grace.He lives in his past ;i feel pity for his present and future if he still has any.And lastly i am not lashing baseless
    accusations at him i have actually lived in hell and i have proof for that to produce before all who want it.i wont be keeping quiet till i try my
    best to bring the actual story before everyone;no one can pull the wool over everybody's eyes all the time.there is an end to bad things too..