Inquiry into caste certificate can be reopened only when vitiated by fraud or issued without proper inquiry: Supreme Court

Supreme Court held that the purpose of verification of caste certificates by scrutiny committees is to avoid false and bogus claims.
Supreme Court, Justices L Nageswara rao and Aniruddha Bose
Supreme Court, Justices L Nageswara rao and Aniruddha Bose

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that reopening of inquiry into caste certificates can be done only when there is fraud or when they were issued without proper inquiry (J Chitra vs District Collector & SDVC Tamil Nadu).

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