New Delhi: At a time when Sushma Swaraj is underneath extreme antithesis conflict for “helping” Lalit Modi obtain UK transport documents, her External Affairs Ministry has refused to yield any information about a pass emanate involving a scandal-tainted former IPL boss.
The Ministry has refused to answer an RTI focus containing 7 questions including who had taken a preference not interest in a Supreme Court a Delhi High Court’s decision restoring Modi’s passport.
“Kindly note that a bureau of External Affairs Minister (EAM) has sensitive that a questions in Serial 1 to 3 of your RTI does not seem to tumble underneath a reach of a RTI act, 2005. As regards to queries Sl No 4 to 7, no information is accessible with EAM’s office,” a MEA pronounced in a respond antiquated 26 June.
The MEA, however, pronounced a focus has been “transferred” to a Consular, Passport and Visa Division as good as to a Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Home.
The RTI query, filed by one Rayo from Haryana, was perceived by a Ministry on 19 Jun when a antithesis was pier adult vigour on Swaraj on a ‘Lalitgate’ row.
The initial 3 questions enclosed because Swaraj did not advise Modi to request for a proxy transport request to a Indian High Commission in London instead if she dictated to help him on charitable drift to transport to Portugal. It also asked because a External Affairs Minister did not insist on Modi’s lapse to India as a condition for arising a proxy Indian transport document.
The questions from Sl no 4 to 7 enclosed a query on either a supervision has lodged any objections to UK for extenuation residency assent to Modi, who has refused to appear before a Enforcement Directorate, and what stairs a supervision has taken given a distribution of uninformed pass to a former IPL trainer to make a ED summons.
It also enclosed a query on who took a preference not to record an interest in a Supreme Court opposite Delhi High Court’s statute environment aside termination of Modi’s passport. It asked either a ED, during whose instance a pass was cancelled, was consulted on a issue.
The RTI focus also asked about government’s response to Modi’s “wild assign that his life will be in risk if he returned to India.”