Law grad seeks RTI info, Gujarat varsity responds: Prove citizenship
The Gujarat University has asked a law graduate from one of its affiliated colleges in Gandhinagar, who had sought information under Right to Information (RTI) Act, to provide proof that she was an Indian citizen.
The applicant, Tanaz Nagori, who is a graduate from Siddharth Law College in Gandhinagar’s Sector 16, had sought photocopies of mark sheets for the internal assessments of LLB sixth semester on October 19 from the university under RTI.
In response to her application, the Public Information Officer (PIO) of the university’s examination branch on December 3 stated, “The information sought under the Right to Information Act, 2005, Section 6 gives right to citizens of India to seek information. It is requested that you prove that you are an Indian citizen. After getting proof of your Indian citizenship, the process for giving information will be considered.”