J&K RTI Movement Reorganized

Srinagar – J & K RTI Movement organized an all important meeting of core group members in its District Budgam headquarters on Sunday.

The program was aimed at to discuss quite a lot of important issues and some important decisions were taken to strengthen the movement and its work on grassroots and state level. Unanimously the Core members approved upon to confiscate the post of Convener, and decided the Chairman at the helm of affairs in the movement.

It was collectively agreed that Dr Shiekh Ghulam Rasool will continue to head the movement as the chairman. To share the responsibility, Shahnawaz Sultan will be the Chief Organisor, Sajad Rasool will act as Chief Programme Coordinator, Farooq A.Kuthoo will be the Chief Spokesperson, Dr. Riyaz A.Dagga will be in charge Media Cell, Bilal Bhat will head the Academic cell and Mir Khursheed Sunoori will be the Chief Advisor.

Work with people living in rural areas will be accelerated so that the concept of participatory democracy is made public. The activist guild pledged to spread awareness among masses and work jointly to bring the transparency and accountability in the system.

Speaking on the occasion, Chairman J & K RTI Movement, Dr. Shaikh Ghulam Rasool said that, “RTI Act is the best and revolutionary tool to eradicate corruption like menace from our society and to bring transparency in the prevailing system and our Movement is the best platform for all those people who believe in transparent and accountable system”. Lamenting over the recent amendments in Rules of RTI Law he strongly condemned the removal of important rules. “We want the current Govt to revoke all old rules and to stop tactics of weakening this law, otherwise, the Movement will hold massive state wide protest demos if old rules are not revoked.

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