RTI activists hold anti corruption rally
Srinagar, Aug 19: The activists of J&K RTI Movement held an anti corruption rally cum dharna at Tehsil office complex Chadoora Budgam.
The activists were demanding enactment of strong anti-corruption laws. They also demanded appointment of two commissioners for the State Information Commission.
The activists were chanting slogans against officials who were allegedly involved in Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC) scam which was exposed by the RTI activists recently in Tehsil office Chadoora and also demanded that such erring officials be arrested as soon as possible. They also demanded disciplinary action against the officials involved in the scam.
The protestors demanded that corrupt bureaucrats and politicians be arrested under Public Safety Act (PSA) and this must be incorporated in the J&K Prevention of Corruption Act. They also demanded that IAS , KAS officers should make their assets public without any delay.
Among others who addressed the rally included J&K RT Movement convener, Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat, Shahnawaz Sultan and Mian Muhammad Sadiq.
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