NEW DELHI, June 14 � Amid the growing chorus for declassification of Netaji files, the new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma today said the policy in such matters needed to be revisited so that more information about historical events come from �formal channels� reports PTI.
�Our past, much has been written (about it). A lot has been written and reliance has also been placed on whatever has been available, but if it is available through formal channels, then there is a certain quality which is missing if it is through other channels,� 64-year-old Sharma, a retired IAS officer, told this news agency.
He was asked if information about the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the controversy surrounding his reported death in a plane crash, a pre-independence occurrence, can be disclosed in bits and pieces, resulting in an incorrect picture being presented and reputations being sullied.
Sharma further said, �A very clear trend should be more and more information coming out through more formal channels.�