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Jashodaben files RTI request seeking details of her entitlement as PM’s wife

AHMEDABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s wife, Jashodaben Modi, on Monday filed an application under the Right To Information Act, seeking details of the official order under which she has been provided security cover and what other “services” she is entitled to among other things.

One of the grounds cited for her concern is former prime minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination by her personal security guards.

In her RTI plea dated November 24, sent to the Superintendent of Police, Mehsana, Jashodaben, 62, a retired schoolteacher who lives in Unjha town of Mehsana district, has listed 12 queries.

Most of her questions begin with, “Amo arajdar vada pradhanna patni Jashodaben Modi Chhiye…” (I, the petitioner who is the Prime Minister’s wife Jashodaben Modi…). In her RTI plea, Jashodaben has sought a reply in the next 48 hours, with relevant documents, stating that the issues concern her “life and death”.