[Assam] Right to Information in Assam

bg bgogoi at gmail.com
Thu May 24 23:51:11 PDT 2007


In case someone was to to appreciation of Akhil's work, here's his contact
info:

Akhil Gogoi
Secretary, Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS)
D R College Road
Ward No 9
Golaghat Town
Assam 785621
03774-283288, 09435151339


http://www.guwahati.com/index.php?module=announce&ANN_user_op=view&ANN_id=39


On 5/23/07, xourov pathok <xourov at yahoo.com> wrote:
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> > RTI FINDINGS LEAD TO VIOLENT THREATS IN ASSAM
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> > Guwahati, May 20, 2007:  Akhil Gogoi of Golaghat town in Assam has been
> a
> > beleaguered man for more than a year now. His life under threat, he has
> > been practically forced to go underground following multiple
> applications
> > under the RTI Act that would bring to light massive corruption by local
> > officials. He is not alone.  Namita Subedi,  Sanjit Tanti and many
> others
> > in Assam have also faced violent threats after they questioned the
> > implementation of various schemes through RTI.
>
> Thank you, Sanjib-da, for forwarding this article.
>
> It is not a coincidence that the anti-corruption movement is called the
> Transparency International.
> (http://www.transparency.org/).  Right to information and transparency in
> governance is indeed
> the way to go forward.  I hope the scope of RTI in India is further
> extended so that greater
> public participation, or at least scrutiny, in public affairs and
> governance becomes possible.
>
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