ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Right to Information-Profile of a Grass Roots Struggle

In a historic announcement in the state assembly in April last year, the chief minister of Rajasthan had declared that citizens had the right to information to receive details of expenditure on work done in their villages and all the documents could be photocopied as evidence. However, even after a year the chief minister's announcement has not heen implemented because of stonewalling by the bureaucracy. The agitation against this called by the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan has evoked massive popular support. 

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