An applicant asks PMO in RTI, when Rs 15 lakh will reach in account?

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New Delhi: An applicant filed plea with Right to Information (RTI) asking the Prime Minister Office (PMO) that when Rs 15 lakh will be deposited in his account, as promised by Narendra Modi during 2014 General Elections.

The PMO has been directed by the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) to respond to an RTI applicant who sought to know when Rs 15 lakh will be credited in his account.

The plea was filed by Kanhaiya Lal from Jhalawar district of Rajasthan who had filed an RTI application with the PMO seeking to know the status of his representation to PM Modi.

Among other details mentioned in the representation sent to the PMO, CIC Radha Krishna Mathur noted that Kanhaiya had also asked the top office that “at the time of election, it was announced that black money will be brought back to India and Rs 15 lakh will be deposited in the account of each poor, the complainant wants to know what happened to that.”