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CIC asks RTI activist to move court

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Feb 2016 12:00 AM GMT

SHILLONG, Feb 23: Following the allegations made by RTI activist Disparsing Rani on rejecting a complaint without any hearing, the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) CD Kynjing said that Rani can take the matter to court. “If he is not content with the response then he can go to court and file a petition,” Kynjing said. When asked if there are any instances where RTI queries were rejected, he replied in positive and mentioned that options are there in case an RTI query gets rejected. It may be reminded that Rani has petitioned the Meghalaya Governor accusing CIC , CD Kynjing of violating the RTI Act, 2005 as he rejected a complaint without any hearing on grounds that he had delayed by 150 days in bringing the issue to the notice of the CIC.

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