India’s Top Transparency Activist On The Right To Information

Anjali Bhardwaj was one of 12 people awarded the first International Anticorruption Champions Award by the US government this year for her exceptional work in fighting for Indians’ right to information. She spoke to Brut about her journey and fears about government transparency.

06/03/2021 6:57 AM
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  • Dattaram M.
    19/03/2021 10:42

    🌾🌼🌿 Why Food is important? Because our Nation has the biggest " free meals scheme" in the world. As per United Nations Health Services, India's malnutrition has been arrested and addressed because of this programme. The meals can be given in schools. At meal time, children will attend school for one hour. Observe social distancing, eat their meals and go. In villages this "mid day school meal program", was important. It was so, because children of poor parents who could not feed them, were given food. How can such a program be stopped? The program was initiated with blessings of Great Leaders. India will lie down in shame if such programs are done away with.🌾🌼🌿 Mera Bharat Mahan.Jai

  • Manoj S.
    09/03/2021 18:56


  • Mohd S.
    09/03/2021 16:30

    Congratulations Anjali Ma'am

  • Aditya C.
    09/03/2021 05:27

    lol so much white skin slavery

  • Kirtika Y.
    09/03/2021 04:21

    Congratulations mam

  • George J.
    07/03/2021 10:33

    Brave Lady who worked hard for deserve lt

  • Rajesh C.
    07/03/2021 03:48 ♥

  • Menstruoalation K.
    06/03/2021 23:22

    what es government !? whoes ? whom ? Government !? what es act ? what es democracy what es democratic ? consituosion what ? +919448787621+919482465371 power where es ? what power ? whoes power ? whom ? power ?

  • Rohini U.
    06/03/2021 18:32

    If people all around the world support this idea just maybe the world can be a better place . Congratulations well deserved

  • Rajalekshmi S.
    06/03/2021 14:53

    When I developed this mentality , i became isolated . Nothing happened to Corruption .

  • Navi A.
    06/03/2021 14:28


  • Hervé F.
    06/03/2021 13:03

    Congratulations to this strong woman for her actions 👏 May she stays strong, may she stays blessed

  • Rohan L.
    06/03/2021 13:00

    I think in my opinion whatever these lady had said was right If the government has passed the law they should take a right strict actions on behalf of these laws we should appreciate like these people they go and watches the poor slums ares which the government has to be.🙏🙏🙏

  • Jayanthi V.
    06/03/2021 12:17

    A person, who has her inputs put right

  • Sachin S.
    06/03/2021 10:45

    Ur rti has become a tool for blackmail by some vested interests .

  • Akhilesh B.
    06/03/2021 10:39

    I thought she was working for anti corruption bureau

  • Dattaram M.
    06/03/2021 10:00

    Nitin Thorat In India, Why is Government taking away owner income. Many poor are depending on income from Bank and Post Fixed Deposits. In year 2020, Bank and Post Fd rate of interest was 7percent. Today is brought down to 5percen On the opposite side, rate of food is shot up. No one is wanting to discuss. Thali rate in year 2021 is 100 rs. In 2017 , it was 35 rs. Why are you not facing this question? It is your right to discuss this publicly. This is on the verge of National Calamity. Onions : from Rs 20 in year 2019, it shot up to 130 rs. Now it is 60 rs in Porvorim area. We don't understand. This is being played, while the poor and needy Goans are kicked. In such a National Calamity, why Government Employees income is not reduced? You should apply NREGS ( national rural employment guarantee scheme) rate to Govt employees. Shreya Raykar What is "food🌿🙋‍♂️🌾"? India is great. Why is our Govt devaluing Indian rupees internally? Rice plate 2017 was rs 30/-. Rice plate 2020 is rs 100/-. This is in Goa. We are from India . In talks, we are local. Each state should fix value of rupee internally. 'Rupee is food'. It should be dharm of each chief minister to fix rupee value vis a vis rice plate / thali. Let's go ahead and fix. I suggest 50 rs in Cities and 30 rs in Towns and 15 rupees in villages. Jai. Mera Bharat Mahan 🙋‍♂️🌾🌼🌿 We say "Annah heh Parabrahma" . That is why, this🌾🙋‍♂️🌿. 🖕🖕🙊🖕 🙏🙏🙏🌾Shubh 🌼

  • Ditei L.
    06/03/2021 08:27

    She truly deserved it

  • Bhushan A.
    06/03/2021 08:22

    १३२ कोटी लोकसंख्या असलेल्या देशात जेथे ३३ कोटी देवांची पुजा केली जाते तेथे आम्ही शोधतोय १६ लाख मानसातील देव जे आमच्या युवान साठी १००/- ची मदत करतील. बाळ युवान (वय १ वर्ष ) हा अति दुर्मिळ अश्या स्पायनल मस्क्युलर एट्रोफी ह्या आजारावर पुण्यातल्या दीनानाथ मंगेशकर हॉस्पिटलमध्ये उपचार घेत आहे. त्याच्या उपचारासाठी एकूण १६ करोड इतका खर्च येणार आहे. तुमच्या पर्यंत हा संदेश पोहचला असेल तर कृपया करून मदत करा. आपल्या सारख्या माणसातल्या देवाची आम्हाला खुप गरज आहे...

  • Akshaydeep S.
    06/03/2021 08:04

    But JUMLENDRANATH THUGORE made P.M CARES FUND an exception to RTI 🤩

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