Copy of a lease deed from M/s Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and information regarding NOC to run a petrol pump and related issues was sought - CIC: Appellant has passed away and an appeal is abated on the passing away of the Appellant
These files contain appeals in respect of the RTI applications dated 9.10.2015 and 30.7.2016, filed by the Appellant, seeking copy of a lease deed from M/s Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and information on ten points regarding NOC to run a petrol pump and related issues from the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization. Not satisfied with the response of the Respondents, he had approached the CIC in second appeal in both the cases.
2. The above appeals came up for hearing today.
M/s BPCL were represented by Shri A. R. Balasubramaniam, CPIO, who was present at the NIC Studio, Ahmedabad and the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization was represented by Shri J. Sarkar, CPIO, was present at the NIC Studio, Nagpur.
The Appellant’s son, Shri CIC/SH/A/2016/001063 Prashant Rasiklal Parmar was present at the NIC Studio, Junagarh.
He stated that the Appellant passed away on 1.1.2017. He also referred to a dispute that the Appellant had with HPCL regarding a petrol pump and submitted that some information was required in the context of the above dispute. He did not know the full facts of the RTI applications filed by his father and requested that the Commission send him copies of all the necessary documents from their files so that he could study the same and make his submissions.
3. It is noted that the Appellant has passed away and an appeal is abated on the passing away of the Appellant. Therefore, the above two appeals are disposed of as abated. The Appellant’s son is at liberty to file fresh RTI applications to seek such information as is required by him.
4. Copies of this order be given free of cost to the parties.
Citation: Shri Rasiklal Fulchandbhai Parmar v. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd in File No. CIC/SH/A/2016/001063 File No. CIC/PAESO/A/2017/312225/SH Date of decision 7th July 2017