Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Parliament recently passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021 with the Lok Sabha clearing it amid din with voice vote. The Rajya Sabha has already approved it.

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The Bill seeks to amend the constitutional list of Scheduled Tribes as recommended by Arunachal Pradesh.

It removes the Abor tribe from the list of identified STs in that state and also replaces certain STs with other tribes.

Further, it replaces certain STs with other tribes in the list

  • Khampti is replaced with Tai Khamti,
  • Mishmi, Idu, and Taroan are replaced with Mishmi-Kaman (Miju Mishmi), Idu (Mishmi), and Taraon (Digaru Mishmi),
  • Momba is replaced with Monpa, Memba, Sartang, and Sajolang (Miji)
  • Any Naga Tribes is replaced with Nocte, Tangsa, Tutsa, and Wancho.

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