This affidavit declares personal information such as caste and address of the person declaring it. It is attached with the application for obtaining caste certificate to the
concerned authority for the issuance of caste certificate to the deponent. This affidavit is needed as an attachment with the application of granting caste certificate with a
declaration that the deponent belongs to the stated caste.
To make it legally enforceable, the document needs to be printed on a stamp paper of an appropriate value and be signed in the presence of an Oath Commissioner who shall attest the same. This
affidavit is used by the deponent if he wishes to obtain a caste certificate from the concerned authority.