RTI activist Bhimappa Gadad, quoting figures he has obtained from the department under the RTI Act says Department of Kannada and Culture, distributed a huge sum of Rs. 60.51 crore to several Kannada organisations across the State on various occasions, including Rajyotsava, during five-year period from 2011-12 to 2015-16.
RTI activist says State govt. should tell the public if such distribution had any productive purposes.
Mr. Gadad demanded that the government should conduct an inquiry and also tell people if such huge amount of public money being distributed to such organisations had any productive purposes.