Hanging cross on wall, going to church not ground to cancel Scheduled Caste certificate: Madras High Court

The Court set aside a decision to cancel the petitioner's community certificate which stated that she belonged to the Hindu Pallan community.
Madurai Bench of Madras HC , Christian cross
Madurai Bench of Madras HC , Christian cross

Hanging a cross on a wall or going to church does not necessarily mean one has altogether abandoned the original faith to which one was born and cannot be the basis for cancelling a scheduled caste community certificate, the Madras High Court has ruled (Dr P Muneeswari v. Secretary to the Government, Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department and ors).

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