Raja Sadaram, Buddha Murali appointed as CIC, SIC: Telangana government

 Former Legislature Secretary S Raja Sadaram and senior journalist Buddha Murali have been appointed as Chief Information Commissioner and State Information Commissioner respectively under Right to In

Published: 16th September 2017 02:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th September 2017 09:16 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: Former Legislature Secretary S Raja Sadaram and senior journalist Buddha Murali have been appointed as Chief Information Commissioner and State Information Commissioner respectively under Right to Information Act, 2005. The three-member committee of the State government including Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, Opposition leader K Jana Reddy and Deputy Chief Minister Mohammad Mahmood Ali cleared the names of the two information commissioners on Friday. Later, the file has been sent to Governor ESL Narasimhan’s approval.

The Governor signed the file.For the first time, Opposition leader K Jana Reddy visited the Chief Minister’s camp office Pragathi Bhavan. After a meeting, the committee finalised the names of Raja Sadaram and Buddha Murali. Though, three names were to be finalised on Friday, Rao reportedly dropped another name for some reasons. 

Raja Sadaram has vast experience in Legislative affairs. He worked almost 42 years in the Constitutional body.  Buddha Murali was a senior journalist and worked for a vernacular daily for almost 30 years.  Though as per the RTI Act, the state can appoint one CICand nine SIC, Rao felt that there was no need for 10 members, as the state was bifurcated. 

Stay up to date on all the latest Telangana news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL2018