3,500 RTI pages and counting

Aslam Khokhar,whose monthly income from a paanshop and 15 bigha land in Kutiyana is less than Rs 10,000,has so far spent Rs 10,000 to file RTI applications in the last three years.

Written by Express News Service | Rajkot | Published: February 10, 2012 4:31 am

Aslam Khokhar,whose monthly income from a paanshop and 15 bigha land in Kutiyana is less than Rs 10,000,has so far spent Rs 10,000 to file RTI applications in the last three years. He said the number of pages received as reply under the RTI is nearly 3,500.

Khokar,who has studied up to Class XI,daily spends three hours,9 pm to 12 midnight,on studying these documents and other paper works. He said his friends and community members have extended financial support for the legal battle in the HC.

Khokhar,who had been receiving life threats after he unearthed the NREGS scam in 2010,has been provided police protection by the local administration for over a year now.

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