Published on 06-13-2011 08:41 AM
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Info panel says right to info reserved for citizens; complainant argues rules have replaced word ‘citizen’ with ‘person’
Dismissing two cases of a Punjabi woman who is an American citizen, the Punjab State Information Commission on Tuesday said only citizens of India have right to information.
A double bench of the panel, comprising Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) RI Singh and commissioner PPS Gill, said non-citizens can enjoy freedoms or rights, but in case of their breach, they