The information so sought includes details related to the entire entourage, names of Special Protection Group personnel accompanying the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India on foreign tours for his personal safety, and the same, if disclosed, can potentially affect the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security, strategic, scientific or economic interests of the State, the Petitioner submitted. It is asserted that the information sought by the Respondent is extremely sensitive and is exempted from disclosure under Section 8, 8 & 8 of the RTI Act.
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The said information shall be provided free of cost the Appellant within 15 days from the date of receipt of this order and a compliance report to this effect be duly sent to the commission by the CPIO. The petition is filed through Advocate Rahul Sharma.