Mumbai, Mar 31 (ANI): Veteran Bollywood actress Sridevi was accorded full state honour under the instructions of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, an RTI query has revealed. An RTI activist, Anil Galgali, had filed an RTI seeking details of full state honours granted for the cremation of the Bollywood actress and also who has the powers of granting it. The RTI was filed under the RTI Act 2005 from the Protocol department of the Maharashtra Government. In a reply, the Protocol department informed that the granting of the full state honours for cremation is under the powers of the Chief Minister, who also heads the General Administration Department, under which the Protocol department comes. Sridevi's funeral with state honours has raised many brows. Few days back, even Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, criticised the Maharashtra government for according state funeral to the actress. Sridevi passed away on February 24 in Dubai, where she went to attend a family wedding.
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