Whether RTI Activists are secure in this largest state of India .What steps are being taken by the state government in order to curb murder of whistle blowers?
Hon’ble Sir-With due respect .your applicant wants to draw the kind attention of the Hon’ble Sir to the following submissions as follows.
1-It is submitted before the Hon’ble Sir that
HAPUR: A 70-year-old RTI activist was shot dead by three unidentified assailants outside his house here on Monday, prompting authorities to transfer the probe to special task force and provide security to his family.
Mangat Tyagi, who had filed around 14,000 RTI applications and unearthed various cases of corruption in government departments, was shot dead by three car-borne assailants when he was standing outside his house in Bankhanda village on April 14.
“Police have got some important cues and the case would be solved soon. Police are also scanning the role of corrupt officials, against whom Tyagi had filed RTI applicants,” a senior police officer sad.
आरटीआई कार्यकर्ता हत्याकांड का फरार आरोपी गिरफ्तार
मंगलवार, 4 मार्च 2014
Updated @ 5:30 AM IST
इकौना(श्रावस्ती)। लालबोझी गांव में ग्राम प्रधान द्वारा कराए जा रहे विकास कार्यो ब्योरा मांगने वाले आरटीआई कार्यकर्ता की शनिवार देर शाम गोली मारकर हत्या कर दी गई थी। इस मामले में फरार चल रे पांचवे आरोपी को भी पुलिस ने सोमवार को गिरफ्तार कर लिया।
इकौना थाना क्षेत्र के ग्राम लालबोझी निवासी जाकिर खां(45) पुत्र सिद्दीक खां की शनिवार देर शाम गोली मार कर हत्या कर दी गई थी। मृतक की पत्नी की तहरीर पर इकौना पुलिस द्वारा ग्राम प्रधान कुसुमा देवी का पति जगदेव वर्मा उर्फ नंदू , रामानंद वर्मा, पंचायत मित्र रोहित वर्मा , रामलाल वर्मा उर्फ लल्ला व फूलचंद्र वर्मा के विरुद्ध हत्या का मामला दर्ज हुआ था। पुलिस द्वारा रविवार को आरोपी रोहित, जगदेव वर्मा, रामानंद वर्मा व फूलचंद्र वर्मा को गिरफ्तार कर लिया गया था। जबकि रामलाल वर्मा उर्फ लल्ला फरार था। जिसकी तलाश में पुलिस द्वारा संभावित ठिकानों पर छापेमारी की जा रही थी। जिसे सोमवार को थानाध्यक्ष इकौना ने गिरफ्तार कर लिया। जिसके विरुद्ध संबंधित धाराओं में कार्रवाई कर पुलिस द्वारा जेल भेज दिया गया है।Hon’ble Sir it has been proved that Gram Pradhan is looting the public fund by colluding with the concerned public functionaries. Whether any action was taken against concerned public functionaries but conspiracy was hatched to eliminate the R.T.I. activist cum whistle blower. Whether you Hon’ble Sirs are providing us good governance. Undoubtedly law order is state subject but our judiciary is not less accountable for this jungle rule.
The direction of D.G.P. don’t reach to subordinates in state of uttar pradesh. In this state police personnel are governed by their own rule as don’t care what directions their superintendent has issued or what circular has been circulated from their head office. These surprising facts came when an RTI Activist Advocate Mr. Gaurav Agarval sought information concerned with the security of RTI Activists in the state . According to state home department ,no circular/order has been issued in concerned with the security of RTI activists . While D.G.P. office revealed contrary facts that direction concerned with the security of RTI Activists in the state has been issued to zonal offices and units in the month of June. D.G.P. office also informed aforesaid advocate that joint secretary of home department of central government had issued guide lines in regard to security of RTI activists in March 2011. It is true fact that law order is state subject and to safe guard the life and property of people of state is the duty of state government. Why state government is adopting lackadaisical approach in regard to compliance of directives of central government concerned with the security of RTI Activists cum whistle blowers. Government of uttar pradesh is also adopting lackadaisical approach in appointment of members of transparency panel. Why state functionaries are wreaking vengeance with public spirited persons even when they are supporting the government in fishing out corrupts from the system.
Hon’ble Sir-Article 6 of U.D.H.R. states that every one has right to recognition every where as a person before the law. But even citizens are deprived from this right in this country. If not why whistle blower was eliminated instead of furnishing sought information?
Article 7 of U.D.H.R. states that all are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination equal protection of law .All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in the violation of this declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination. Whether adequate security was provided by state government to RTI activists as required by law. Whether police inquiry going on right track ,then why police is not making inquiry with those who instead of providing sought information pressurised criminals to shut the mouth of whistle blower for ever.
Article 8 of U.D.H.R. states that every one has right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for the acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law. Right to life is fundamental right as well as human right but this R.T.I. Activist was deprived from this right because of anarchy in state government and his family has been orphan. Whether state government have provided any aid to bereaved family. Whether in the eye of public functionaries job of information seeker was not constructive and government friendly. Why government itself playing role of wreaking vengeance with the RTI Activists cum whistle blowers. We are insecure in this government of Akhilesh Yadav as he has no regard for public spirited people.
Most Hon’ble Sirs who want to curb the human rights violation may take effective steps so that betterment of society could be possible which is the need of hour.
For this your applicant shall ever pray you Hon’ble Sirs.
Yogi M. P. Singh
Moh-Surekapuram ,Jabalpur Road ,Dist-Mirzapur (U.P.) India