Question – You are a CPIO in a government department. You directly answer the RTI queries or transfer them to the concerned section /division for necessary action. One day, an RTI worker comes to meet you and asks you to give some information which is outside the purview of RTI. When you deny him, he threatens you that he will fill your office with trivial RTI questions and make your life miserable, While you do not pay attention to his threats. But you become more alert now. In a week, the inevitable starts. Each day, you start receiving hundreds of RTI queries, most of which are trivial and arbitrary. However, the refusal of the information being sought by the applicants also takes a lot of time to dispose of. You start to fear that the pendency will continue to increase and you will not be able to address them within the time stipulated in the RTI Act. You start to realize that you have become a victim of RTI terrorism. In this situation, what are your options? Whom would you choose and why? Explain supporting your response.
Question – You are a CPIO in a government department. You directly answer the RTI queries or transfer them to the concerned section /division for