Patna: The Patna High Court today issued
notice to former Chief Secretary A K Chaudhary on a Public
Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging his appointment as the
Chief Information Commissioner (CIC).
A division bench comprising Chief Justice Rekha M.
Doshit and Justice Jyoti Sharan issued notice to Chaudhary
asking him to explain his stand by December 2010 on the PIL
challenging his appointment as the CIC, Bihar.
A social organization `Patna Nagrik Parishad` had
filed the PIL alleging Chaudhary`s appointment as the CIC was
illegal and unconstitutional.
The court admitted the PIL for hearing today.