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without providing adequate opportunity to the petitioner to
meet the averments made in the show-cause notice, as it
was passed without any explanation from the petitioner.
The petitioner could not submit his explanation in the
absence of supply of the documents as requested by him.

9.     Learned Government Pleader for Social Welfare
submits that the petitioner went on dragging the matter for
years together and failed to utilise the reasonable
opportunity provided to him by the respondents. The
petitioner played fraud and obtained the social status
certificate by furnishing false declaration before the-then
Tahsildars, in the years 1974 and 1980. The said
certificates have been rightly cancelled. The learned
Government Pleader also would urge that the burden is
on the petitioner to establish that he belongs to "Kotiya
Bentho Oriya" which is recognised as ST and the
petitioner miserably failed to establish his case,

10.    The questions that fall for consideration is whether
the impugned order is liable to the declared void for the
reasons of non-compliance of principles of natural justice
and whether there is any breach of principles of natural

11.    It is not possible for this Court to adjudicate as to
whether the petitioner belongs to BKotiya Bentho Oriya". It
has to be decided by the competent authority on the basis
of the evidence and material available on record. But one
aspect, may, perhaps to be borne in mind that the
petitioner had already obtained Caste Certificates in the
years 1974 and 1980 and on the basis of the said