Democracy is a sacrosanct concept.

It is often defined as a government of the people, by the people and for the people, where citizens play a pivotal role.

Citizens have the right to know about the basic performance and activities of the government. The basic aim of RTI ( Right to Information Act ) is to promote transparency and accountability in the working of the government.

According to the Right to Information Act 2005 citizens can request for information related to the activities of the government. The Act seeks to promote transparency, curb corruption and corrupt activities and to create awareness and thereby empower citizens through a legally-sanctioned acquisition of, and access to knowledge.