Avoid unparliamentary language in your RTI
The commission came heavily on the RTI applicant who wrote “cheated by SBI” above his name and signatures.
If such behavior continues on the part of the appellant, the Commission will have no option but to take action as per the law of the land. The appellant is advised to refrain from the use of such language in his communications in future.
The Public authority stated during the hearing that the appellant was in the habit of writing unpalatable words like “cheated by the SBI” and using unparliamentary language in his RTI applications including in the present one in which he had mentioned “cheated by SBI” above his name and signatures.
The Commission recorded that “,, constrained to note that the appellant took recourse to using highly unparliamentary language during the hearing.” The decision can be downloaded from here- CIC-MP-A-2015-002104. If you have queries in reference to Right to Information, go to our forum!