OPPOSITION TO RTI AMENDMENTS

Overview

Right To Information(RTI) Act, is a powerful tool which strengthens democracy, promotes good governance by enhancing the citizens' participation and empower citizens to promote transparency and accountability in the working of public authorities.

But the recent amendments in RTI Act, is weakening the law by changing and controlling the tenure and acquiring the authority to fix salaries, allowances and other terms of service of the Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners at the central and state levels.

Parivartan has opposed these RTI amendments by protesting on the road along with other RTI activists and now we are exploring legal means/options to further oppose the amendments.