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Response from Ministry of Home Affairs to my RTI query

As some of you may know, in July I had filed an RTI query with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India regarding the reported destruction of several thousand official files and documents, ostensibly for ‘cleaning up’ of offices. As per newspaper reports, some of these files pertained to Gandhi assassination and other matters of great historical importance.

Details of my RTI and a petition circulated in this respect are available here:


I am happy to say that I have received, even though somewhat belatedly, a response from the Ministry which is attached below: (click the images to see full size)

Response to RTI 1


Response to RTI 2


Response to RTI 3