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Agnipath Scheme Row Live Updates: India’s apex court has directed transferring public interest litigations pending before it challenging the central government’s Agnipath scheme for recruitment in the armed forces to Delhi High Court. The Supreme Court has also asked High Courts of Kerala, Punjab & Haryana, Patna and Uttarakhand to transfer PILs against Agnipath to Delhi HC.

Meanwhile, Army officials said the requirement for Agniveer candidates to submit caste certificates and religion certificates, if required, was always there. The comments come after allegations by Opposition that caste and religion certificates now being asked for Agniveer scheme. There are no changes for Agniveer recruitment scheme in this regard and religion information is also required to perform last rites for recruits who die during training or in harness, they said.

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