New Delhi: ‘2019 Prime Minister No details of the expenses incurred for the inauguration ceremony have been maintained in a separate account RTI The answer to the question asked by.
Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister for the second time on May 30, 2019, after the BJP won a landslide victory in the parliamentary elections. Narasimha Murthy from Bangalore was questioned under the Right to Information Act about the cost of the inauguration ceremony at the Presidential Palace. In it, details were asked about the cost of food (non-vegetarian and non-vegetarian) for all participants, including foreign dignitaries, the cost of tea, the cost of transportation including airfare for foreigners, the cost of flower & lighting decorations and the loudspeaker system, and the cost of the invitation card.
Only a few questions have been answered in this RTI. Accordingly, in reply to the petitioner, he said, “Rs.32,11,953 has been spent for tents and mobile toilets set up for the function, Rs.11,79,750 for lighting fixtures, Rs.18,63,744 for arrangement of audio system, video boards and UPS as well as floral decorations. Rs.10,60,058 was spent and the total cost was Rs.73,15,505.
He added, “About 8,000 guests attended the event, but no separate accounts were maintained for the cost of food and tea. The Presidential House did not release.
Following this, the President made allegations against the House RTI Activist Narasimha Murthy. He said, “The denial of information to the question asked in the RTI petition is a denial of a fundamental right guaranteed under the Constitution of India. RTI Can the question of citizens be denied by? “