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Bill in Lok Sabha to add three tribes in ST list.

New Delhi, Dec 17, 2013

A Bill to include a community from Tamil Nadu and two communities from Chhattisgarh in the list of Scheduled Tribes was introduced in the Lok Sabha.

     The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) order (Second Amendment ) Bill, 2013 was introduced amid din by Tribal Affairs Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo.

The inclusion of Narikoravan, grouped with Kurivkkaran Community from Tamil Nadu, and Dhanuhar and Dhanuwar communities from Chhattisgarh in the list of Scheduled Tribes will require a Constitutional amendment

PTI

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