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A perusal of Section 20 of the Act shows that it makes a provision to impose penalty either on Central Public Information Officer or the State Public Information Officer. However, there is no provision to initiate a departmental inquiry against the First Appellate Authority as per the Section 20 of the Act.
I wanted to know what is the maximum day when I can expect a reply from CPIO? Why am I asking is that someone told me that the reply is 30 days and some says it's 35 days?