Gujar Bakerwal community alleges issuance of ST Certificates to ineligible persons in Anantnag

Srinagar  February 9(KNS): The Gujar Bakerwal community on Tuesday alleged that the ST certificates were issued to ineligible persons in Anantnag.

Talking to news agency Kashmir News Service, a local of Anantnag belonging to Gujar Bakerwal community alleged the people from south kashmir’s Anantnag district have been issued ST Certificates to ineligible candidates.
"These persons are trying to  to avail jobs on the basis of these fake certificates. Despite informing administration continuously,they are not initiating action against it," they said.

Citing one of the ineligible ST certificate beneficiary, a local said, " one of the person got ST certificate even after revenue authorities falsely certified his verification. After approaching the district administration, the case is still pending in DC office Anantnag from one year and the certificate has not been cancelled,." he told KNS.

They appealed administration to intervene into the matter at earliest and take it seriously.

Repeated attempts to reach District Devlopment commissioner(DDC), Anantnag proved futile as he was unavailable for comments.(KNS)

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