“Be Educated, Be Organised and Be Agitated” -BR Ambedkar
“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” - Mahatma Gandhi
Information is not an option, it is our basic right. The Right to Information Act is a keystone in our Democracy. It gives YOU the power to exercise your rights of knowing the government and it’s workings. It makes the government accessible, transparent and indirectly in check.
The recent Amendments to the RTI Act sought to bring the executive control over the salaries and tenures of the Information Commissioners which were previously fixed by statute under the Government. This move can suppress the independence and integrity of the Information Commissioners who previously derived their power directly from the statute will now have to be under bureaucrat’s scrutiny and hence compromise the right to know of the citizens.
We believe that every citizen like YOU has a right to know and hence we ask you to support us in this initiative. Information is Liberating and together you and me, WE are the Liberators!