PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 31
Question 1 –
“Open access to government records is … the hallmark of a democratic government’, but ‘governments are not hesitant about destroying records – very deliberately – in order to prevent investigations, as well as to generally weaken accountability’. Do you think that in this situation right to information can go to the extent of demanding complete declassification and ‘de-archivization’ of government records? Argue.
Question 2 –
Define the term ‘civil society’. How does civil society influence the public policy?