According to the General Administration Department (GAD), after the formation of Chhattisgarh state in the year 2000, a total of 758 cases of fake and false caste certificates was received by the High-Level Certification Investigation Committee till now.
Out of which, 267 cases of caste certificates were found fake. Most of these cases are pending before the High Court. The State Government will request the HC for an early hearing in all such cases.
Chief Minister has instructed to dismiss all government servants holding fake or false caste certificates, except those who got a stay order from the court. In the meantime, all government servants whose caste certificates have been found false will be immediately removed from the important posts. All such cases would be reviewed department-wise by the GAD.
Government servants holding fake caste certificates will be terminated from service. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has instructed to dismiss all government servants holding fake or false caste certificates immediately from service by 13th November, 2020.