Can a different citizen file a second appeal before the Information Commission?
The appellant filed an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act with the National Highways Authority of India. Subsequently, the second appeal was filed by another person before the Central Information Commission (CIC).
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The Central Information Commission (CIC) held that since the RTI application and second appeal are filed by two different persons hence the same is not maintainable under the RTI Act.
Citation: Mr. Manoj Aggrawal v. National Highways Authority of India in Case No. CIC/SS/AT/A/2010/001148/SS
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2013/CIC/1225
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