Of late there has been particularly different issues regarding an ethical administration point of view from one of the southern states of India precisely (Tamil Nadu). Among the 29 states and 9 Union Territories only Tamil Nadu departments seems to be adopting a unique practice when dealing with citizen petitions like tagging it as Accepted and Rejected.

It looks like this is giving a unique teeth to the bureaucratic staff who in order to cover up their odd doings tag the petition has Rejected even though there is a valid response which conveys the meaning as otherwise. I have enclosed a sample from HRCE department for the kind reference of the Office of Prime Minister. Honestly I don’t find any value add of this string literal other than a perceived attitude of those staff in covering up the number of complaints against them.

This is not a one-off case but is seen prevalent from GDP Portal, CmCell and Police Department also.

The sample response below was given for swindling temple money at Marundheeswar Temple, Thiruvanmiyur.

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