Survey reveals Karnataka most corrupt state

According to a study conducted by the Centre for Media Studies Karnataka occupies the first position in a list of states perceived to be corrupt on the basis of people's experience in paying bribes for public services. Karnataka is followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab. The survey was conducted across 20 states and found Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Chhattisgarh to be the least corrupt. The survey covered 3,000 odd persons, both in urban and rural areas.