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RTI throws light on spending by Delhi & Uttarakhand CMs

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In an evidence of politicians inviting greater public scrutiny now than ever before, two applications under the Right to Information Act have surfaced regarding some miscellaneous expenditure by the chief ministers of Delhi and Uttarakhand.

 

Filed by RTI activists, the applications sought to know the expenditure incurred by the CMs on refreshment served at their offices and official residences. In the case of Delhi, expenditure on medical reimbursement and petrol/maintenance of the official vehicle was also sought.

 

The Delhi government has informed RTI activist Rohit Chaudhary that office of the Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, spent a total of Rs 1.03 crore on refreshment across a period of 34 months. The time-line stretches from 14 February, 2015 – when Kejriwal assumed office – to December 2017.

 

In Uttarakhand, office of CM Trivendra Rawat has spent a total of Rs 68,59,865 on refreshments ever since Rawat assumed office on 18 March 2017. Thats an average of Rs 6.23 lakhs a month.

 

Read more at: https://www.catchnews.com/politics-news/rti-throws-light-on-spending-by-delhi-uttarakhand-cms-98643.html

 

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Prasad GLN

Congratulations to the RTI Activist, as he has used RTI in right way and brought relief to Public !

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