SC Certificate of Jatinder Kaur of Ludhiana and Geeta of Faridkot cancelled
The Punjab Government is committed to protecting the interests of the Scheduled Castes of the state.
Accordingly, the fake Scheduled Caste certificate of Geeta wife Sri Dharmapal Hall Abad Aara Market, Quarter No. 33, near Lal Kothi, Faridkot and Mrs. Jatinder Kaur daughter Sh. Piara Singh wife Sh. Amninder Singh resident of village and post office Mandiani District Ludhiana, had been rejected by the state level scrutiny committee constituted at the Government level.
Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur said that Mrs. Simarjit Kaur, wife of Mr. Gurmail Singh of Faridkot district, had lodged a complaint with the Social Justice Department. The complaint stated that Geeta, a resident of Faridkot, had forged a Scheduled Caste certificate despite belonging to the General caste.
Apart from this, Mrs. Jatinder Kaur, daughter of Pyara Singh, wife of Mr. Amaninder Singh village and post office, Mandiani district, Ludhiana, had forged a Scheduled Caste certificate despite belonging to the General caste.
She herself had submitted her Scheduled Caste certificate at the Tehsil Office for cancellation and a civil writ petition had been filed in the Hon’ble Punjab and Haryana High Court to cancel this certificate. She did not take any benefit from this certificate.
The Minister further informed that after the investigation by the Social Justice Department, it has been confirmed that the Scheduled Caste certificates of Mrs. Geeta and Mrs. Jatinder Kaur was indeed fake.
The Minister said that the department has written to the Deputy Commissioner of Ferozepur regarding the Scheduled Caste Certificate No. 1490 dated 13-07-1992 of Mrs. Geeta and the Deputy Commissioner of Ludhiana regarding the Scheduled Caste Certificate of Mrs. Jatinder Kaur Series No. 3955513 dated 18.08.2017 and called for cancellation and confiscation of their certificates.