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2.9 Chapter IV of this Report dealt with aspects related to right to information as included within the scope of right to freedom of speech and expression. The Report discussed several cases which reaffirmed that the right to information is a fundamental right under the Constitution.
2.10 It should be noted that the timing of submission of this Report coincided with the time when there was mobilisation of thought and resources regarding the Freedom of Information Bill, 2000.