The RTI response received by activist Commodore (retd) Lokesh Batra said the country's top office received 3069 RTI applications in the first five months this year till May while from June-October the number of applications received by the PMO shot up to 5208 which is an increase of about 70 percent.

Since the RTI Act was enacted in 2005, the Prime Minister's Office has received 40,128 RTI applications.

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