A permanent resident of Goddajor village in the district, he is working as an active RTI activist since 2009. He is focusing on the corruption in the state government’s education department.
Pinku is moving from pillar to post since 2012 for security and justice. All the accused are roaming freely due to money and muscle power. He has appealed to the CM Nitish Kumar, the judiciary, State Human Rights Commission and State Information Commission regarding his security.
Despite strict order from the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to make all government departments corruption free, many cases of corruption prevailing in the eduction department, health department has come into notice.
According to his application to the Chief Secretary, Home Department, Government of Bihar there is corruption and irregularities in the center and state sponsored programmes at the block and district level in Banka.
Thakur asked for the information regarding the corruption in the some government programmes on the basis of the Right to Information Act-2005. He received some satisfactory information from the SIC,Bihar. Some action were also taken. On September19, 2012 he gave an application to the ICDS officer of Katoria (Banka) on July11, 2012 regarding the information about the Anganwadi Centre No-133 (Case No-84001/12-13) and Anganwadi Centre No -135(Case No -83464/12-13).
After not receiving any reply he had applied for First appeal to the ICDS officer, Banka for Anganwadi Centre No-133 on September12, 2012 and Anganwadi Centre No-135 on August 24, 2012. Again he sent a complaint letter to the State Information Commission (SIC),
Patna under Section-18.
But he received wrong and unsatisfactory information from the SIC, Bihar. After that he applied to the District Magaistrate of Banka on February14, 2013 for action.
Both the centres of the Aaganwadi Kendra threatened and framed him in a fake Dacoity case. Later it was found wrong after the investigation. They also tried to harass and imprison him under IPC-107(Katoria PS FIR No 109/12). He informed SIC, Bihar(Reference No-828 dated August,6,2012) and Home Department,Patna (Letter No J./Su.(Totrure) December 12,-3073, Dated August 3, 2012).
Again in the wake of threats he informed SIC, Bihar on April 7, 2013, Letter No –166,dated May 8, 2013) and State Human Rights Commission, Bihar (Letter /File No BHRC/COM-1361/13) and Home Department,Bihar by hand to hand application letter in Patna.
On June 18, 2013 Shailendra Kumar Thakur threatened Pinku Thakur to withdraw his application. He also met with the acting DCLR Sanjay Kumar for the inquery about the Anganwadi Centre No -133 in Banka.