The records are available in the vernacular which is the official language of the state
Ref: Instructions issued to reply against RTI applications in Hindi or English or both - Rule 3 (1) of the Official Languages Rules states that Communication from a Central Government Office to any person in Region B may be either in Hindi or in English
Regarding an information available in the official language (vernacular) of a state and the request for this information is received in English, with a demand for reply in English it will be an unjust against the PIO. The PIO may be in danger if the translation is gone wrong.
Name: Velayudhan Pillai S
Email id: email@example.com
The PIO is not supposed to translate and provide the information. The information should be provided as it exists.
The forwarding letter should be as per the Official language policy.