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Working to improve rotten system: Rahul

delhi Updated: Apr 17, 2011 16:21 IST

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Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in a response to a caustic letter written by former Supreme Court judge VR Krishna Iyer has said that he is equally concerned about fighting corruption in the country, media reports said on Sunday.

In his response to Iyer's letter on April 9, the day Anna Hazare broke his fast unto death, Rahul wrote, "Like most right thinking Indian people I feel exactly the way you do. I spend a lot of my waking hours thinking and working to improve what I see as a rotten system".

Iyer had also accused him of indifference and had asked about his silence on issues of corruption.

Rahul Gandhi also said that he has no interest in becoming a hero which Iyer suggested he could be by transforming India into "an egalitarian society, a Gandhian India, a Nehruvian India, NOT nuclear India. Please be great so that the people may have a better tomorrow."

Gandhi had responded by saying that, "As far as becoming a hero is concerned, unfortunately that is of absolutely no interest to me. I work because I believe in working to improve a system that is rotten and not to be glorified."