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DC CARES TWO HOOTS TO “KAT” ORDER IN RESPECT OF DALITS SC/ST GRANTED LAND IN BENGALURU

 
 
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DC CARES TWO HOOTS TO “KAT” ORDER IN RESPECT OF DALITS SC/ST GRANTED LAND IN BENGALURU
by System Administrator - Friday, 22 July 2016, 2:23 PM
 

By: M.S.Yatnatti: Editor and Video Journalist Bangaluru : Reportedly Denial of justice to dalits (scheduled castes) and adivasis (scheduled tribes) and violence directed at them continues in India today despite official policies and declarations to the contrary. Considerable physical violence is inflicted on members of these deprived and marginalised communities as substantiated by official reports. Policing, far from being 'the professional imposition of a coherent moral consensus on society' is an intensely political activity with policemen often facilitating and participating in the violence not just against these two communities but against minorities, other weaker sections and women.  

The political environment is characterized by indifference to the plight of the dalits; meagre space for social justice issues in the manifestos of political parties; poor debate on such issues in the national and state legislatures. The political insensitivity to atrocities against dalits is reflected in the reluctance to discipline the bureaucracy for its failure to implement the law fairly and objectively. The excesses of the police machinery and others are condoned or ignored to maintain the morale of the forces. The findings of a plethora of reports are not taken seriously by the political elites. Relief and rehabilitation measures are adopted indifferently or not at all.

The increasing violence against dalits and adivasis was attributed by the 28th report of the Commissioner for SCs and STs (1986): Unresolved disputes over allotment of government land or distribution of surplus land. Tension over non-payment or underpayment of minimum wages. Backlash against increasing awareness among SC/STs of their rights and privileges under the Constitution and other laws. 

Bengaluru DC is under cloud .Once the land is granted as per rules it cannot be withdrawn on whims and fancies of vested interests . Special Deputy commissioner Bangalore urban district cares two hoots to the order of KAT. The fact of the matter is that 15 SC/ST families were allotted land by Government as early as in 1979.With one pretext or the other the matter is dragged for years despite the matter is twice settled by KAT in favor of allottees .The allottees are poor and vested interests are standing in the way in taking possession of the land which legally belong to them .Therefore it is duty of Deputy commissioner Special Deputy commissioner Assistant commissioner and the officers down the line to ensure that they physically put to possession of lands .Since the government and KAT issued directions no compliance was made by Deputy commissioner Special Deputy commissioner Assistant commissioner and the officers down the line. Special Deputy commissioner has not taken any actionon KAT order in 608/2005 and 798 to 811/2005 dated 17-08-2009 LND.CR(S) 69/97-98 which was remanded back to Special Deputy Commissioner Bangalore urban district for grant of land to ST/ST applicants and Saguvali chit holders In S.No 85 ofB.M Kaval Village Kengeri Hobli Bangalore South Taluka after fresh enquiry and demarcation of land by Special Deputy Commissioner Bangalore.Special Deputy commissioner has not taken any action for demarcating 119 acres of forest land In S.No 85 ofB.M Kaval Village Kengeri Hobli Bangalore South Taluka which was given to forest department as per order No G 4907/10/FT 154-4 dated 14-12-9135 which includes buffer zone on each side of land as no extra land can be claimed by forest department as buffer zone. (S.No 85 ofB.M Kaval Village extent ismore than 243 acres).

I have askedSpecial Deputy commissioner to provide me the information and reasons Under section 4(1) (d) of RTI Act for not demarcating the land In S.No 85 ofB.M Kaval Village Kengeri Hobli Bangalore South Taluka for 102 acres which was granted to 18 persons and they are in possession and enjoyments .I have askedSpecial Deputy commissioner to provide me theinformation and reasons Under section 4(1) (d) of RTI Act for not demarcating the land In S.No 85 ofB.M Kaval Village Kengeri Hobli Bangalore South Taluka for 43 acres 24 guntas -3 acres 3 guntas utilized for road= 40 acresacres which was granted to Thimmaiah and 19 otherpersons and they have Saguvali chits and their names appear in RTC they are in possession and enjoyments . KAT orders in page 19 suggest that at least 2 acres or 3 acres can be given possession instead of 4 acres and totally denying the possession as per grant. I have askedSpecial Deputy commissioner to provide methe information and reasons Under section 4(1) (d) of RTI Act for not demarcating 119 acres of forest land In S.No 85 ofB.M Kaval Village Kengeri Hobli Bangalore South Taluka ( out of 221.24 acres on record but actually measures more than 240.15 acres) which was given to forest department as per order No G 4907/10/FT 154-4 dated 14-12-9135 which includes buffer zone on each side of land as no extra land can be claimed by forest department as buffer zone.I have askedSpecial Deputy commissioner to provide methe information and reasons Under section 4(1) (d) of RTI Act for not demarcating the land afteraccurate survey with modern technology and satellite survey In S.No 85 ofB.M Kaval Village Kengeri Hobli Bangalore South Taluka demarcating the boundary lines for each grantee..This information and reasons need to be provided to me as per Guide on RTIto Information Act 2005 published by the Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Department of Personnel & Training (available here :http://rti.gov.in/RTICorner/Guideonrti.pdf) on page 12 and Para 9, following is stated: Providing Reasons for Decisions: The public authorities take various administrative and quasi-judicial decisions which affect the interests of certain persons. It is mandatory for the concerned public authority to provide reasons for such decisions to the affected persons. It may be done by using appropriate mode of communication .Attention is also invited towards the thread 'affected person ' under rti act.In fact, it can be said that "Affected" refers back to an action. The"Affected Persons" are the ones who are affected by that action. The reasons need to be given to affected person and copy of that can be given to me under 2 f of RTI Act. The UDD is THE PUBLIC AUTHORITY under obligation to provide information "PUBLICLY” under section 4(1) (a) (b) (c) (d). The DCoffice is THE PUBLIC AUTHORITY under obligation to provide information "PUBLICLY” under section 4(1) (a) (b) (c) (d). (Relevant documents are enclosed with this RTI Application for your perusal.