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RTI act is not applicable on information compromising law and order : S.S. Channy

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Chandigarh , 05 Jul 2018

Disposing of a case, Punjab State Information Commission said that such a information could not be given under the Right to Information (RTI) act, which compromising the law and order situation of the state.Chief Information Commissioner of Punjab State Information Commission S.S. Channy taking a strong exception in a case number 2245 of Navdeep Gupta R/o #455, Gillco Valley Kharar, District SAS Nagar Mohali Versus Public Information Officer Office of Assitant Inspector General Of Police (Personnel-2), Police Headquarters, Sector 9, Chandigarh and First Appellate Authority Office of Deputy Inspector General of Police (Admin.), Police Headquarters, Sector 9, Chandigarh. Complainant sought the information about the incidents in which members of Hindu Community were pulled out of buses and killed between the year of 1984 to 1995,Diisposing of the case, Mr. Channy said that the information sought by the complainant may be adversely affect the communal harmony and ultimately unity and integrity of the state, which could trigger communal riots. So this information will not be necessarily be given under Section 8 (1) (a) of the Act 2005.He said that this information also may not be disclosed under the RTI act because the clause of exemption implemented on this as this could be  harmful for foreign security of the country.


Tags: Spokesman Punjab Govt



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