MP High Court sends notice to Chief Information Commissioner of SIC
Hearing a writ petition challenging the appointment of Mr. Iqbal Ahmed as the Chief Information Commissioner of the Madhya Pradesh State Information Commission (SIC), the Madhya Pradesh High Court has served two weeks’ returnable notices on Mr. Ahmed. Hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the process of appointment of Information Commissioner at SIC. The former Director General of Police Arun Gurtoo and RTI activist Ajay Dubey had challenged the appointment of Mr. Ahmed alleging irregularities in the appointments of CIC.
In its earlier order, the HC had directed the state government to include Mr. Iqbal Ahmed as a respondent. Readers may refer to the earlier news item – “MP High Court directs to include Mr. Ahmed as respondent” at the link http://www.rtifoundationofindia.com/mp-high-court-directs-include-mr-iqbal-ahmed-respo-2397