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Richa Jogi Urges Governor to ‘Exercise Her Powers’ in Caste Row Ahead of Chhattisgarh Bypoll

Amit Jogi along with his spouse Richa Jogi

Ahead of the Marwahi Assembly by-election scheduled for November this 12 months, Richa was issued a present trigger discover by the district caste certificates investigation committee over her caste credentials. Following a criticism lodged by Adivasi Vikas Parishad chief Sant Kumar Netam demanding the revocation of her case certificates, the committee requested Richa to furnish evidences to assist her caste credentials failing which her certificates shall be annulled.

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  • Last Updated: October 8, 2020, 9:36 PM IST

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Richa Jogi, who has just lately been embroiled in a caste certificates row, met Chhattisgarh Governor Anusuiya Uikey on Thursday to hunt assist in the matter.

The daughter-law of late Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi was accompanied by her mother-in-law and MLA Dr Renu Jogi. Together, they urged the Governor to “exercise her powers” and prolong assist in the matter as she was additionally a lady and a tribal, stated Renu exterior the Raj Bhavan. The Congress celebration had just lately urged Uikey to probe the caste certificates of Richa Jogi and cancel it.






Ahead of the Marwahi Assembly by-election scheduled for November this 12 months, Richa was issued a present trigger discover by the district caste certificates investigation committee over her caste credentials. Following a criticism lodged by Adivasi Vikas Parishad chief Sant Kumar Netam demanding the revocation of her case certificates, the committee requested Richa to furnish evidences to assist her caste credentials failing which her certificates shall be annulled.

Renu stated Congress was trying to disclaim the Jogi household an opportunity to contest from Marwahi within the upcoming bypolls. She added Congress mustn’t subject a candidate from Marwahi within the honour of deceased CM Jogi. She stated there was “no point” in assembly Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel concerning the matter.

Richa has claimed that she obtain any discover on her caste certificates and stated the state authorities was attempting to forestall her and her husband Janta Congress Chhattisgarh chief Amit Jogi from contesting within the bypoll. “It’s well known that my husband had received a favourable court order on caste row in the past, and that we are from a tribal family,” she stated.

Meanwhile, Richa’s brother Rishabh Sadhu appeared earlier than the Caste Certificate Investigation Committee in Mungeli district on Thursday and stated no such discover was obtained, and he had solely reached there on the idea of media experiences. He was given time until October 12 to furnish obligatory paperwork in favour of her sister’s case by the committee led by the Additional Collector.

On the identical day, members of Adivasi Vikas Parishad led by president Netam reached Raj Bavan and complained to the governor in opposition to Amit and Richa Jogi.

“The Jogis consider themselves above the law and keep contesting on reserved seat despite not being tribals,” stated Netam. He demanded authorized motion in opposition to Amit and Richa over “fake caste certificates”.

Richa had secured a caste certificates from Mungeli in July this 12 months.


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