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•aying that in the circumstances stated in the Affidavit filed
srein the High Court will be pleased to issue a writ, order
r direction especially one in the nature of Writ of Certioyari
landamus calling for the records in Rc.No.D3-10248/90
ated 10-2-1991 of the Respondent no.1 herein and quash
le same or declare it as illegal arbitrary and against princi-
les of natural justice and is, therefore, violative of Articles
4 and 15 of Constitution of India.
For the Petitioner:      Mr M .S.K.Sastry Advocate
For the Respondents : Govt. pleader for Social Wel-
ire Dept.
The Court made the following : order
W.P. No. 16099 of 1991
The petitioner, in the instant writ petition, challenges
le validity of the order Rc.No.D3-10248/90 dated 10-2-1991
assed by the District Collector and Magistrate, Ongole,
ancelling the Caste Certificate obtained by the petitioner
•om the Tahsildar, Ongole, on 3-11 -1980 and from the Sub
Jollector, Kandukur, on 3-2-1987.
The petitioner submits that he was bom in Devagudur
illage on 15-7-1937 and had his early school educatin in
ie same village. The petitioner claims that he belongs to
Beda Jangam" caste, which is, admittedly, recognised as
Scheduled Caste under the SCs and STs list (Modification)
)rder, 1956 read with the SCs and STs order (Amendment)
tet, 1956. The petitioner was working as Chief Accounts
Officer at the relevant time of filing of this writ petition. It is
in admitted fact that the petitioner obtained the Caste Cer-
ificate from the Tahsildar, Ongole, as earty as on 3-11-1980
:ertifying that he belongs to "Beda Jangam (SC)" commu-