RTI to know the status
Earlier the department was issuing the BPL and ration card but now they stopped it. Can we file RTI to know why they stopped it?
The department concerned with the issuance of ration cards and BPL cards is a public authority and the RTI act is applicable to it.
You could obtain the reasons for the discontinuance of the practice and the basis on which such a decision has been made. Under section 2(f), you could obtain certified copies of the relevant documents and records