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Full text of "The Ethnology Of Beda Badaga Jangam Caste In Andhra Pradesh"

enquiry fairly in accordance with the rule or law. It is
asserted by the petitioner that he does not belong to
"Oriya Sisthi Karnam" and, in fact, there is no such caste
independently recorded or enumerated in the list of castes
or tribes in the State of Andhra Pradesh. It is the case of
the petitioner that the report sent by the Commissioner of
Tribal Welfare is obtained behind his back and he was not
given any opportunity whatsoever before preparing the
said report and as such, the said report cannot be relied
upon by the third respondent for passing the impugned
order.
5.      fn the counter-affidavit filed by the Joint Collector, it
is stated that number of opportunities have been given to
the individual to establish his social status as "Kotiya
Bentho Oriya". Relevant copies of the documents were
also supplied to him. The petitioner failed to produce the
relevant documents in support of his social status. He
has  not produced any information  regarding his
relationship with other "Kotiya Bentho Oriya" tribals. The
Commissioner of Tribal Welfare has already sent a report
to the Senior Regional Manager, FCI, wherein it was
reported that basing on the information available, it is
revealed that the petitioner does not belong to "Kotiya
Bentho Oriya11, but, belongs to "Oriya Sisthi Karnam"
which is not declared as ST in the State of Andhra
Pradesh.
6.      It is also stated that the Mandal Revenue Officer
provided number of opportunities to the petitioner, but he
failed to utilise the said opportunities to establish his case