Monday, March 19, 2007

Manipur: Rights body files complaint under RTI Act

In the first instance of its kind in the state, Human Rights Alert has filed a complaint with the Manipur Information Commission against the information officer, department of home, government of Manipur for failing to furnish information sought under the Right to Information, RTI Act.

The information sought by the HRA included, total number and particulars of inquiries instituted since 1980 by the state government, total number of inquiry reports submitted to the government and action taken thereof, total number of inquiries whose report have been submitted but not considered by the government.

The HRA had also sought copies of the inquiry reports concerned by the government of Manipur along with the memorandum of action taken.

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