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Maharashtra: Right to Information: No problem with applicants asking questions, rules SIC

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If Public Information Officers (PIOs) reject Right to Information (RTI) applications on the ground that the applicant have asked questions, it will be deemed contrary to the RTI Act, according to the latest ruling from Ravindra Jadhav, State Information Commissioner (SIC), Pune bench.

Jadhav, while hearing a second appeal application, ruled that instead of rejecting applications, the PIOs in such cases should try to provide information or call the applicant for file inspection.

 

 

 

- See more at: Right to Information: No problem with applicants asking questions, rules SIC | The Indian Express

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MANOJ B. PATEL

Thanks to Hon'ble SIC. This is a good decision.

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