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NRIs not eligible for filing RTIs, government tells Parliament

Minister of State for Personnel and Training Jitendra Singh said only citizens of India have the right to seek information under the provisions of RTI Act, 2005.

india Updated: Aug 10, 2018 21:14 IST
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Only citizens of India have the right to seek information under the provisions of RTI Act, 2005, the government said. (Illustration: Jayanto)

Non-Resident Indians are not eligible to file Right to Information applications, the Lok Sabha was informed.

In a written response on Wednesday, Minister of State for Personnel and Training Jitendra Singh said only citizens of India have the right to seek information under the provisions of RTI Act, 2005.

“Non-Resident Indians are not eligible to file RTI applications,” he said.

First Published: Aug 10, 2018 21:14 IST