Central Information Commission warned the Central Public Information Officer for asking for the applicants citizenship proof under RTI who held the reply stating that furnishing of citizenship proof is a pre-requisite for providing the information.
CIC said that
reply of the CPIO is completely inappropriate and not in consonance with the provisions of the RTI Act. CPIO is warned to be careful in future while dealing with RTI Application.
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