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10) Please carefully read the following case and answer the questions within the specified word limit.

Topic:  Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions

10) Please carefully read the following case and answer the questions within the specified word limit.

One of your colleagues and also a close friend who is working as Assistant Commissioner in the department of Income Tax is actively involving in political activities. He is a son-in-law of a prominent politician. He has ignored many warnings given by his senior officers in the department, and in few instances, he has used his political connections to intimidate some his seniors too. On several occasions he has told you that he wants to pursue politics after making lots of money in the department. You keep telling him that it is wrong for a civil servant to indulge in political activities and have affiliation with a political party. He has ignored your friendly advises too. 

a) Why is it wrong for a civil servant to indulge in politics? Justify with examples. (150 Words)

b) Is it ethical for a newly appointed civil servant to marry a daughter of active politician? Justify. (100 Words)

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