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Karnam11 and cannot be treated as
"Kotiya Bentho Oriya" which is recognised as ST. The
petitioner, however, questioned the order of reversion in
WP No.16301 of 1990 and the same was dismissed at the
admission stage on the ground of alternative remedy. The
fourth respondent herein directed the petitioner, by his
Memo dated 19-6-1990 to appear in person before the
Mandal Revenue Officer, Rajahmundry on or before 30-6-
1990 with all the evidence to establish his social status
along with the questionaire enclosed thereto. The
petitioner questioned the same by way of another writ
petition - WP No.11135 of 1990 and this Court by order
dated 8-8-1990 dismissed the writ petition with the
observation that the petitioner can take all the pleas raised
by him in the writ petition before the Mandal Revenue
Officer. The petitioner claims to have appeared before the
Mandal Revenue Officer and requested him to furnish
copies of "some documents" (that is how it is stated in the
affidavit filed by the petitioner) and to grant one month's
time to give all the details of his ancestors, as his parents
were away on pilgrimage for quite a long time. While the
mater stood thus, the third respondent herein issued the
show-cause notice dated 14-12-1990 requiring the
petitioner to show-cause as to why he should not be
treated as "Oriya Sisthi Karnam" but not a member of
"Kotiya Bentho Oriya*. The petitioner was required to
submit his explanation on or before 27-12-1990 and
appear in person, if he so desires, on 28-12-1990. In
effect, the third respondent proposed to cancel the earlier