Delhi CM’s office directed to submit an affidavit
The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Public Information Officer of the Office of the Chief Minister of Delhi to file a sworn affidavit duly notarised, stamped, witnessed before the Commission affirming the fact that they do not hold the information corresponding to the RTI application seeking information related to the Commonwealth Games.
Hearing a complaint made by the appellant, Mr. Vivek Garg, over alleged denial of information regarding related to the Commonwealth Games, including copies of letters written by Chief Minister Sheila Dixit to various Central ministers, the CIC gave the above order. The appellant argued that it is impossible for the CM's office not to have copies of letters written by Delhi Chief Minister to central government ministers.
The affidavit has to be submitted to the CIC and the appellant by June 20.