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consequential direction to the 1st respondent herein to the peti-
tioner claim for the issue of Certificate that petitioner belongs to
Beda Jangam community enquired into by any other Revenue
Divisional Officer or Sub-Collector or by himself and issue the

COUNSEL FOR PETITIONER                  :         Mr.S.Rajeswara Reddy

COUNSEL FOR THE RESPONDENTS     :          Govt. Pleader for Social

The Court made the following : ORDER


By orders dated 6.2,1996 while dismissing the Miscellane-
ous petition, the Court directed that the Writ Petition being the
year 1994, it should be posted for final hearing on 27.2.1996.

Learned counsel for the petitioner has brought to my notice
a judgement of a learned single Judge of this Court in WP.No.9967
of 1987, dated 15.6.1991 which applies on all fours to the instant
case and I have therefore considered it appropraite to dispose of
this Writ Petition with similar directions as issued in the aforesaid
Writ Petition No.9967 of 1987.

The petitioner in the instant case has questioned the pro-
ceedings of the Revenue Divisional Officer LDis.No.4025/92, dated
1.5.1993 of the Revenue Divisional Officer, Cuddapah rejecting
the application of the petitioner for issue of "BEDA JANGAM"
caste Certificate. The said order is based upon the discreet en-
quiries on occupation, tradition and background of the family of
the petitioner in the light of the Government Memo No.542/J2/84-
1, Social Welfare (J) Department, dated 3.4.1984.

In the judgement referred to above, in W.P.9967 of 1987, a