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… sought legal opinion and proceeded with appointing them as RTI Commissioners and this was challenged in the High Court. The petitioners contended that the appointment was vitiated by non-application of mind and was violative of the letter and spirit of the recent SC judgment. The Bench had issued notices, called for the response from the four and the records of the Government were perused. The procedure followed was not in tune with the letter and spirit of the RTI Act as explained by Apex Court. These appointments were set aside and the Bench directed the State to make fresh appointments with six weeks.