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Dineshrai Dwivedi (Lawyer)     01 April 2010

Caste of a progeny a single mother

What will be the caste of a progeny of a single mother, If she gave birth the progeny wilthout marrying any man and does not declare that who is the father of the chil? Whether the progeny may get a caste certificate for his mother's caste if she belongs a SC or ST?


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mahendrakumar (marketing)     02 April 2010

the cast of the child will be  usually that of his/her mother.

jyotirmaya behera (advocate)     02 April 2010

according to the cast of father is the son but if his/her have no father that means she/he take mother's case.

Swami Sadashiva Brahmendra Sar (Nil)     03 April 2010

Yes it is mother's caste.

charushila (Lawyer)     06 April 2010

mother caste will be applicable

Sudhir Kumar, Advocate (Advocate)     04 December 2011

I will diaagree with all those who advise without going through Govt instructions. A child inhereits case of father.  If SC lady married non-Sc the neither children do not ge the reservatin benefit not does hse loose. If non-SC lady marries SC man she doe snot get reservation but her children will. In the given situatuion the mother does not want to name the father so ther eis no case of caste certificate unless obtained fraudulently.

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