The Right to Information: A Brief Overview


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  • Language:
  • English
  • Genre(s):
  • Law
  • ISBN13:
  • 9789390261406
  • ISBN10:
  • 9390261406
  • Format:
  • Paperback
  • Trim:
  • 8x10
  • Pages:
  • 332
  • Publication date:
  • 14-Aug-2020
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Book Blurb

The Right to Information Act, 2005 is a golden piece of legislation which enacted to ensure transparency and accountability in governance of the country. After independence, no legislation has yielded such a faster result as has been yielded by this Act. It has given a kind of weapon in the hands of citizens to use against corruption and red-tapism prevalent in bureaucracy. This Act has revolutionary impact on the official work culture in our government and public enterprises. Each day this Act is discovering untraveled path and piercing new veil in administration. It has widespread effect in a very short span of time without much effort of executive or bureaucracy. Due to this Act various hidden facts of vital importance about administration revealed which were still considered sacrosanct and protected from disclosure. Today no one knows which fact is going to be unveiled tomorrow. Therefore this book is useful helpful for its readers to understand the importance of the Right to Information Act, 2005.

Pushkal Kumar Pandey
Pushkal Kumar Pandey

Dr. Pushkal Kumar Pandey is native of Gorakhpur. He has taken his education in Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Allahabad and Varanasi. He has completed his Masters in Law in 2006 and awarded Ph.D. in Law from Banaras Hindu University in 2010. He qualified for UGC-NET in 2012. He had practiced at Bar and taught various subjects of Law in Lucknow, Dehradun and Noida. He also participated in several seminars on Right to Information Act since 2005. He worked with Oriental Bank of Commerce, State Bank of Mysore and presently working with State Bank of India in the Capacity of Manager (Law). With all his theoretical and practical experience and knowledge he chooses to write this book on the Right to Information. Since this topic is very close to his heart and mind as this Law intends for transparent administration accountable towards common people.

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