Report No. 88
3.3. Security of the State.-
The expression "affairs of State" may cover the case of documents in respect of which the practice of keeping them secret is necessary for the proper security of the State. Reports relating to an individual with a view to taking action under the Preventive Detention Act is a matter relating to affairs of State.1
1. Choudhury v. Changkakati, AIR 1960 Assam 210.