CENTRAL INFORMATION COMMISSION â€¦.. F. No.CIC/AT/A/2006/00295 Dated, the 31st January, 2007 Appellant : Shri Jugvir Inder Singh, Legal Concept Defence Team, C/o Rajendra Singh Estate, C/o Madam Laure Cadier, Sector B-1, Flat 1050A, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110 070. Respondents : Brig S.C. Nair, DDG(PI) & CPIO, Addl. Dte. General of Public Info., B- 30, South Block, Directorate General of Military Intelligence, Army Headquarters, DHQ, PO New Delhi-110 011. The Director General (DC&W) and Appellate Authority, B-30, South Block, Directorate General of Military Intelligence, Army Headquarters, DHQ, PO New Delhi-110 011. This is an appeal filed by Shri Jugvir Inder Singh against the order dated 6.7.2006 of the CPIO, Col S. Thapar, Director (Media), Directorate General of Military Intelligence, Army Headquarters, Ministry of Defence. 2. It is seen from the submissions made by the appellant that he had sought a range of information pertaining mostly to the military operations during the 1947-48 conflict in Kashmir and the role played by the appellantâ€™s father late Brig. Rajendra Singh. The appellant has asked for â€˜all recordsâ€™ of Field Marshal Cariappa and of General Thimayya; â€˜allâ€™ maps of the required subject area; â€˜allâ€™ documents of General Srinagesh at that time; â€˜allâ€™ documents â€œalleged in the Rajendra Singhâ€™s letterâ€¦â€¦â€ and those connected with â€˜Operation Snipeâ€™; â€œallâ€ the requests for enquiry and requests for Gurais Medals of Honour by Brig Rajendra Singh â€œduring any time in the Armed Forcesâ€; the reasons from â€œany personâ€¦â€¦ that denies the medals of Honourâ€, the history of Vij Galli Hut, among others. The appellant has gone on to claim relief by way of award of Padma Bhushan to late Lt.Col. Rajendra Singh as well as a Maha Param Vir Chakra and, an addendum to be attached to the history of â€˜Jammu & Kashmir Operation bookâ€™ produced by the Ministry of Defence, to acknowledge the contribution of Lt. Col. Rajendra Singh, besides a formal apology from the President of India to the family of Lt.Col. Rajendra Singh and so on. 3. The AA, in his comments to the Commission, has stated that the queries of the appellant are basically questions about the veracity of the historical records pertaining to the 1947-48 Conflict, specially the role played by late Brig. Rajendra Singh. The appellant has demanded that historical records be amended and honours / awards be bestowed upon late Brig. Rajendra Singh. The AA has concluded that the RTI Act is not the forum for amending history or awarding honours or medals.