Shabana Azmi on RTI:
The year gone by was dominated by some very interesting ideas in public life: the issues of accountability and activism became intertwined. Which meant that probably for the first time, Indian democracy saw its citizens act independently of political lobbies for social justice and going through an independent route; the Jessica Lall case is a prime example. The Right to Information has given each citizen unprecedented power to question political authority and seek answers from the establishment. ..................
There is a section among the middle class which wants to participate in public life but does not know how to. The RTI is one way of making that happen....
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That is a nice quote Ganpat.