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Please let me know the procedure for filling RTI against ICAI, new Delhi. What will be the procedure ,If ICAI threatening me for filling RTI

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Please let me know the procedure for filling RTI against ICAI, new Delhi. What will be the procedure ,If ICAI threatening me for filling RTI

 

How can someone threaten you for filing an RTI when you haven't even filed one (you are still asking for the procedure to file RTI) ?

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