Protest against attack on RTI activist
Lucknow, Jan 28 (PTI) Protesting the attack on an RTI activist in Sonebhadra, several organisations today held a sit-in here demanding immediate arrest of the assailants.
The organisations like National RTI Forum, Agrani Foundation, and Youth Initiative, also sent a memorandum to Governor B L Joshi demanding strict action against the culprits.
“Strongest legal measures like NSA, Gangster Act, Goonda Act must be imposed on these persons, who attacked RTI activist Amarnath Pandey in Sonebhadra,” social activist Nutan Thakur told reporters.
She also expressed concern over the security of RTI activists.
Lawyer Vinay Shahi said all cases related to RTI should be heard by fast track courts.
Pandey was seriously injured when unidentified assailants shot at him in Deepnagar locality in Sonebhadra on January 26.