Satyendra Dubey exposed the highway construction projects in India by NHAI in 2003. He revealed some of the fraud and substandard projects of NHAI and lettered it to the current Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee. He was a Civil Engineer from IIT Kanpur and worked as a Project Director in Indian Engineering Service (IES) in NHAI, Jharkhand. On the early morning of the 27th November 2003 he was shot dead due to exposing corruption in government system. He was only 30.