Q.2 How whistleblowers contribute to participatory democracy by use of RTI? Suggest the measures to ensure the protection of whistleblowers. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment-
  • https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/we-need-to-protect-whistle-blowers/article65698564.ece
  • In the intro, define the term whistleblower.
  • In the body, mention the contributions of the whistleblower through the use of RTI in bringing in transparency and accountability in governance. In the next part mention the threat to the lives of whistleblowers. In the suggestion mention the need for operationalizing the Whistle Blower Protection Act of 2014, state governments must take efforts to proactive disclosure of actionable information under Section 4 of RTI act, publicity to the information asked by RTI activist if he is attacked etc.
  • Conclude by mentioning the need for protection of whistleblowers who help keep the democracy alive.
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