Madras HC issues notice in petition for creation of online RTI portals

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A writ petition has been filed in the Madras High Court, seeking its intervention to direct the state government to set up online RTI portals in respect of all government departments.

The petitioner, one Mohamed Khader Meeran, represented by Advocate Fathima Sulthana, has submitted that the Right to Information Act, 2005 contains provisions for the creation of online RTI portals. However, no state, with the exception of Maharashtra, has undertaken initiatives to provide such online services.

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