Was data uploaded for every applicant or only petitioner? Bombay High Court asks Union in activist's plea seeking removal of contact details

The Bench sought this clarification while hearing a plea filed by Saket Gokhale seeking removal of his contact details which were uploaded on the official website of the MIB.
Was data uploaded for every applicant or only petitioner? Bombay High Court asks Union in activist's plea seeking removal of contact details
Bombay High Court, Right to privacy

During the hearing of a plea filed by activist Saket Gokhale, the Bombay High Court today asked the Central government whether the details of all Right to Information (RTI) applicants were uploaded on the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) website (Saket Gokhale v. Union of India).

The Bench of Justices Nitin Jamdar and MN Jadhav sought this clarification while hearing a plea filed by Gokhale seeking removal of his contact details which were uploaded on the official website of the MIB.

The Court today asked the Union to clarify in an affidavit whether the MIB's action was limited to Gokhale's details, or if there was a large scale mistake for every RTI applicant.

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