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Research Paper | Law | India | Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023
Impact of the Right to Information Act by Regulating Transparency in Corruption of India
Snehal Sanjay Jadhav
Abstract: Transparency in administration is the sine qua non of participatory democracy. Free flow of information of every sector for every citizen to avoid malpractice or to tackle corruption is essential for the health of a democratic society. The Right to Information Act became a pioneer tool to the citizens of India for promoting, protecting and defending their Right to know and to avoid corruption. It came as a march which broke the unrevealed silence. India being a huge democracy needs participation from every front to implement the objective of good governance and The Right to Information Act acts as an index to measure the growth, development and governance of a country which helped the citizens to participate in any social, political or economical debate concerning the issues or interest or corruption of the country. For a society to develop into a developed democracy, freedom of information is must and curiosity should be instilled in the minds of citizen and this type of informed citizenry is only possible by broad access of information about government operations.
Keywords: Right to Information, Transparency, Corruption, Lack of Transparency, Grand Transparency, Petty Transparency, Political Transparency
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023,
Pages: 285 - 290
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