Law Minister Abdul Haq Khan here on Tuesday told the legislative Assembly that RTI activists are big blackmailers.
According to the KNS correspondent, replying to a query on the introduction of a bill for amendment in the RTI act moved by PCA MLA from Kupwara Bashir Ahmad Dar, the minister however said that it would not be in the fitness of things to deny non state subjects their right to seek information under the RTI act as the same would sent out a message that the state government tends to hide some facts.
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