Chandigarh-The Punjab Government, led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, is constantly working to guard the pursuits of the Scheduled Castes within the state. Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur said that the faux Scheduled Caste certificates of Mr. Balwinder Kumar, son of Mr. Chaman Lal, resident of Mamdot, District Ferozepur and Mrs. Jasvir Kaur daughter of Mr. Kehar Singh, Hindi Mistress, Government Middle School Jandpur District SAS Nagar had been rejected by the State Level Scrutiny Committee constituted by the Government degree.
Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur stated that Mr. Jasbir Singh Pamali Member Core Committee of Sri Guru Ravidass Federation, Village Pamali, District Ludhiana had lodged a criticism with the Punjab State Scheduled Caste Commission, alleging that Balwinder Kumar a resident of District Ferozepur Mamdot had cast a faux Scheduled Caste certificates. Based on this, he secured a B.Sc (Agriculture) diploma and secured job at Guru Angad Dev University of Veterinary Sciences, Ludhiana.
Additionally, Balvir Singh, son of Mr. Nirmal Singh, Village Alampur, PO Kauli, Tehsil and District Patiala, had lodged a criticism with the Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission. The criticism said that Mrs. Jasvir Kaur, the Hindi Mistress of Government Middle School, Village Jandpur, District SAS Nagar, had obtained a Scheduled Caste certificates regardless of belonging to the Jat Sikh caste.
The Minister additional knowledgeable that the Punjab State Scheduled Caste Commission had forwarded these complaints to the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment for investigation. She stated that after contemplating the report from the Vigilance Cell by the State Level Scrutiny Committee, it has been confirmed that the Scheduled Caste certificates of Mr. Balwinder Kumar and Mrs. Jasvir Kaur was certainly faux, they usually have determined to cancel them.
The Minister said that the division has written to the Deputy Commissioner of Ferozepur, concerning the Scheduled Caste Certificate No. 471 dated 14.01.1993 of Mr. Balwinder Kumar and the Deputy Commissioner of SAS Nagar, concerning the Scheduled Caste Certificate No. 151 of Mrs. Jasvir Kaur dated 20.07.1990 and referred to as for cancellation and confiscation of their certificates.