JAGATSINGHPUR: Non-issuance of caste, revenue and residential certificates regardless of allotment of land patta for greater than two years has triggered resentment amongst college students of tribal communities in Jagatsinghpur municipality.
Led by president of Dalit Bikash Parishad Sankar Das, the scholars staged a sit-in dharna in entrance of the tehsil workplace on Thursday, alleging that the tehsildar is just not offering the paperwork which is depriving them of many advantages. This has additionally prevented them from getting admission in increased schooling programs or making use of for jobs, the agitators mentioned.
Sources mentioned, in 2019, the administration had given land patta to almost 215 homeless tribal households within the municipality below Odisha Land Rights to Slum Dwellers Act. These households had been residing in Markandpur village of ward no 2, School Chowk space below ward no 10 and Charchika bazar below ward no 19.
Whereas they had been in a position to avail services like ration card and inclusion of names in voters’ checklist, different provisions like difficulty of caste, revenue and residential certificates in addition to different crucial paperwork are but to be issued by Jagatsinghpur tehsildar even after almost three years.
Sources mentioned, tehsil workers saved giving pleas that the certificates can’t be issued until the federal government clarifies the supply of the Act below which they had been accorded file of rights. The stir was known as off after Jagatsinghpur tehsildar Anjali Tarai pacified the agitators and warranted difficulty of paperwork in a months’ time after clarification from the State authorities.