Right to Information Act in India: A Study of Mizoram State

Right to Information Act in India: A Study of Mizoram State

ABSTRACT

India (as a country) has been facing many problems like nepotism, corruption, malpractice, etc. in the administration in the form of misuse of power, using power beyond one’s jurisdiction, and neglecting the downtrodden and weaker sections of society in providing justice and equity. So, in order to improve governance in the society, and to make government transparent and accountable. The one tool which emerges as an effective tool to overcome bad governance is a law related to ‘Right to Information (RTI) Act’.  The RTI Act was implemented in 2005 in India as a tool in the hands of the citizens to bring about accountability and transparency which is very much necessary. Mizoram, one of the states in the North-East of India has also implemented the RTI Act on 29th June, 2006. Therefore, this paper will study about the RTI Act in the state of Mizoram since its inception, and also, the challenges along its way.

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