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TN lawyer gets no-caste-no-religion certificate


VELLORE: ‘This is to certify that she does no longer belong to any caste or religion’. A tahsildar in Tirupattur issued the sort of certificates to A Snegha Parthibaraja, a attorney who later claimed she was once the primary in the country to get such an official certificates.

The 35-year-old attorney stated: “Irrespective of what caste or religion they have been born into, other people with approach must follow for the ‘no-caste-no-religion’ standing, in order that economically weaker sections and people preventing for his or her basic rights would get their due without hassle.”

She advised NewsTread that she married creator Parthibaraja “difficult a traditional marriage device”. She stated that regardless of several court directives and govt orders clarifying that no person may well be pressured to say caste title in certificate, schools made scholars mention their caste and community names in their certificate.

“Being an suggest I sought after to wreck this barrier. As a result of my nine-year fight and regular follow-up on the remaining utility submitted in May 2017, the government has now issued the no-caste-no-religion certificates,” the attorney stated.

When requested under what rule the sort of certificates were issued, Tirupattur sub-collector Priyanka Pankajam refused to cite the rule of thumb however stated it was once an ‘outstanding case’, and that the tahsildar himself had the facility to factor such certificate after verification.


Advocate thank you Vellore sub-collector & tahsildar


She also expressed her gratitude to the district management officers, together with subcollector Priyanka Pankajam and tahsildar Sathiyamoorthy, for issuing the certificates.


Priyanka Pankajam stated, “After coming across Snegha’s petition we verified her documents, in which there is not any mention of caste or religion. We carried out a private verification of her family background and her way of life. After ascertaining that the certificates she demand matched along with her way of life, we determined to sanction her petition and certify her as a no-casteno-religion individual on February five.”





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