RTI – Right to Information
I tried to file an RTI from the website https://rtionline.gov.in . But no matter what I have tried, i will get the following error
Only alphabets A-Z a-z number 0-9 and special characters , . – _ ( ) / @ : & \ % are allowed in Text for RTI Request application
So after trying different things i finally tried google as usual. Reached a linked pulse here where the author had described several issues he encountered while filing the RTI from the official website.
One of the thing that he mentions was the “apostrophe”. Apparently RTI categorizes this as an invalid character for them. So I converted my “isn’t” to “is not” . Submitted. Error again.
Then I had a few question marks, its RTI so it will have question mark. For testing, i removed them and clicked submit. Voila, the RTI filed successfully.
So keep in mind,
Remove common special characters like apostrophe(‘), question mark(?) while filing the RTI from the official website of RTI.
Enjoy filing smile