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Unpublished Paper
Theory of Transparency: The Right to Know
  • Amartya Shrivastava, Mr., University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Any governments functioning and merit is determined by the extent of faith and trust imposed by the governed citizens. This can be achieved by having maximum transparency a\of government working and functions. This can be acquired using various tools one which is the information legislation passed in the various countries. These legislations are a cause of mutual development, as it enables and empowers people. The true essence of democracy lies in empowering people as it is people’s rule. Thus, if we to understand democracy, we need to understand the government. Transparency is a decisive factor when it comes to accountability of the government. Added, transparency of the government gives an optimistic outlook to the working of the government. It pushes the limits of achieving a social order and ultimately a welfare state. It is easily traceable the product of transparency and accountability is an entity of a welfare state. This serves the purpose mutually.
  • Political Science,
  • Law,
  • Legal philosphy
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Amartya Shrivastava. "Theory of Transparency: The Right to Know" (2015)
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