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A Comparative Research on the Role of RTI in the Indian Legal System: Constitutional Provisions and Judicial Attitude | Original Article

Rachna Chauhan*, Giriraj Singh Ahirwar, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


The Indian Legal System, largely being a colonial vintage, stresses on secrecy laws and such provisions are contained in Official Secrets Act 1923, sections 123,124 & 162 of the Indian Evidence Act 1872, the infamous Rowlatt Act 1919 and Bengal Criminal (Amendment) Act 1925 etc. After the birth of Republic, freedom of expression became a fundamental right under Art 19(1)(a) of the Constitution.