CHRI and J&K RTI Movement in collaboration with Centre for Central Asian Studies, Kashmir University is organised an event – “14 years of RTI Movement in J&K”. The event is sponsored by FNF. Prof. Sridhar Acharyulu, Information Commissioner, Central Information Commission and Mr. Wajahat Habibullah, Chairperson, CHRI were guests of honour in the event.
Mr. Wajahat Habibullah, former Chief Information Commissioner, Central Information Commission and Chairperson, CHRI delivered the Presidential address. In the event Prof. Acharyulu recommended study of decisions of all Information Commissions and RTI related judgments given by the High Courts and Supreme Court. Mr. Wajahat Habibullah said, “no information can be withheld from citizens except those covered by the exemptions under Section of the RTI Act.”
More than 70 activists, journalists, academics and students participated in the event.