Have you ever found yourself lying in bed, just wondering which parts of the world could survive a zombie apocalypse? Well, you’re not alone. Ajay Kumar, a Mumbai resident and an attorney, has been really worried about India’s ability to survive a horde of zombies — especially without the help of Will Smith. He filed an RTI (Right to Information Act) form seeking information on just how prepared India is for zombies, extra-dimensional beings, and aliens. He wants to know specifically what the government has in store for defeating these attacks, The Hindu reported.
I am concerned about the readiness of our Government in the event of an invasion by Aliens Zombies and ExtraDimensional Beings. Can the Ministry of Home Affairs tell me. What plans are in place for protecting the public in the event of an invasion by Aliens or Zombies or ExtraDimensional Beings. What are our chances against them. What means does the Government have at its disposal to defeat them. Can we do it without Will Smith.”
Yep, that’s the crux of the question. It’s what really seals the deal on India’s preparedness:
and the best part was 👇👇 pic.twitter.com/nyN018Cy6o
— नाम में क्या रखा है🦃 (@Shrimaan) September 21, 2016
Apparently the Ministry of Home Affairs wasn’t too keen on giving away such confidential, classified type information. Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State (Home), replied to the request on Twitter:
The subject matter is too scientific.
This kind of RTIs will waste the precious time of the office staffs. pic.twitter.com/gVWbqt53PY
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) September 21, 2016
Kumar is an attorney, The Hindu reported, and has been contacted by multiple news outlets since an unredacted version of his request was released that included his personal phone number.
Sadly, Kumar added that his request was not written seriously. It was filed as a protest, he said, because his previous serious RTIs were responded to frivolously.
However, the question also brought up a new interesting fact. As one person on Twitter pointed out, this isn’t the first time someone has asked this type of question of the India government. In 2009, a concerned citizen asked about the Romanian government’s claim that planes were attacked by UFOs, injuring a pilot. India responded that it had no information about such a claim:
what about such 'scientifc' subjects raised in the Parliament pic.twitter.com/z0lEGLNyBP
— kitsharma (@kitsharma) September 21, 2016