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RTI award for Akhil Gogoi

Noted a social activist from Assam Akhil Gogoi has been selected for the first Right to Information national awards along with two others one each from IP and Arunachal Pradesh. A jury including actor Aamir Khan, former badminton player Pullela Gopichand, former chief justice of India J. S. Verma, former chief election commissioner J. M. Lyngdoh and dancer Mallika Sarabhai announced the awards on Friday evening. Gogoi got the award under the citizen category, Mishra under Public Information Officer category and the Arunachal Pradesh information commission under information commission category. The awards would be given on December 1.



According to information, RTI awards are an initiative of Public Cause Research Foundation (PCRF) with Hindustan Times for strengthening the transparency movement in India. In all, there were 19 nominees, who will also get a certificate and cash reward.


The jury sought strong deterrence against non-compliance of the RTI Act and asked the information commissioners to strictly implement the law as done by Arunachal Pradesh Information Commission.

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Dhan Sharma's picture

Congratulations for Akhil Gogoi. It is very difficult task to collect information of Public issue. I hope you will also share informations about Human Rights issues also. Do best for all living being.
harinadha reddy's picture

We appreciate Akhil Gogoi for his movement on public issues and one of the dangerous evil thing (corruption) in India. As an indian citizen,I am proud to read about him. We support your ideas forever.
Tirtha Prasad Saikia's picture

Congratulation Sir, We are proud of you. We hope you are the real hero in assam who can bring the changes to the farmers.
ABHIJIT DEB NATH's picture

Akhil Da, You are real hero of present Assam. I want to contact you and want to join you against the social evils. So please tell me how can i contact you
topu rajkumar's picture

Akhil Da, You are real hero of present Assam. I want to contact you and want to join you against the social evils. So please tell me how can i contact you (i am a RTI applicant i faced a many problem ASIC )
sameeron bhattacharjya's picture

Akhil da, Four lane banaise khub. Gas gasani kati tahilong karise. Ajoapa katile das jopa rub lage buli dhak dhol bajai thake. Fund o diye bole forest deppt k. kiba utilisation hoisene?

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