Wednesday, November 04, 2009

RTI plea seeks Madhya Pradesh bureaucrats' property details

Madhya Pradesh's Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) has asked bureaucrats and police officials in the state to submit details of their property, officials said on Sunday. Acting on a petition by Choudhary Rakesh Singh, the deputy leader of opposition in the state assembly, demanding the officials file property returns of the last three years in public interest, CIC P.P. Tiwari last week ordered issuance of notices to Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) officers in the state.

"The state commission would issue notices to IPS and IAS officers including those posted in the state secretariat under section 19(4) of the Right to Information Act. Similar notices would be issued soon also to the police officers posted in police headquarters as directed by the CIC," an officer in the state information commission said. "Why should the bureaucrats be spared from making their assets public when even
politicians were being made to do so," Singh told.

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